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Sir Patrick McLoughlin to chair Committee

25 July 2018

Sir Patrick McLoughlin is to Chair the new European Statutory Instruments Committee, which has been established by the House of Commons to "sift" proposed negative instruments following the passing of the EU (Withdrawal) Act 2018.

Chair's comments

Sir Patrick said:

"I am delighted to have been chosen by the committee to chair the new European Statutory Instruments Committee.

We have a very important task to scrutinise secondary legislation under the EU (Withdrawal) Act to a challenging timescale and I look forward to beginning work soon with colleagues across the political spectrum." 

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