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Engineering, architecture and design firms questioned on future UK-EU relationship

22 June 2020

The EU Services Sub-Committee hears evidence from engineering, design and  architectural firms on their priorities for the future UK-EU relationship after the transition period.


Thursday 25 June at 10.00am
virtual meeting

  • Martin Darbyshire, Chief Executive Officer, tangerine London
  • Andrew Forth, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
  • Mark Naysmith, UK Chief Executive Officer, WSP
  • Benedict Zucchi, Principal, Building Design Partnership (BDP)

Likely questions

  • How important are EU markets for your companies, and companies and professionals in your sectors?
  • What barriers might your companies, and others in your sectors, face when seeking to operate in the EU after the transition period?
  • What engagement have you had with the Government on negotiations on the future UK-EU relationship? Are you satisfied that the Government has taken all of your key priorities on board?
  • How does the recognition of professional qualifications benefit UK architects and engineers? What are your views on the Government's and EU's proposals on this?
  • What arrangements would you like the Government and the EU to agree on public procurement as part of a UK-EU deal?

Further information