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International Agreements Committee

Lords Select Committee

The Committee scrutinises all treaties that are laid before Parliament under the terms of the Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010 and considers the Government's conduct of negotiations with states and other international partners.

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Reforms required if Parliamentary scrutiny of treaties is to be effective, report finds
The International Agreements Committee publishes a new report on Working practices: one year on.
17 September 2021
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UK-CPTPP call for evidence re-opened
The International Agreements Committee re-opens its call for evidence on the negotiations for accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
2 July 2021
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UK-Australia call for evidence re-opened
The House of Lords International Agreements Committee re-opens its call for evidence  on the ongoing UK-Australia trade negotiations.
30 June 2021
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UK Turkey Agreement reported for special attention
The International Agreements Committee has published a report on a Free Trade Agreement with Turkey, an Air Services Agreement with Iceland, and a Headquarters Agreement with the Square Kilometre Array Observatory.
26 March 2021
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Agreements with Kenya, Singapore and Canada reported for special attention
The International Agreements Committee has today published a report on international agreements with Kenya, Norway and Iceland, and Vietnam, and drawn the agreement with Kenya to the special attention of the House.
3 February 2021
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Agreements on spaceports and fisheries reported for special attention
The International Agreements Sub-Committee publishes report on three international agreements
27 November 2020
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UK-Japan deal provides continuity but lacks ambition, report finds
The International Agreements Sub-Committee publishes its report on the UK-Japan trade agreement
20 November 2020
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Call for evidence reopened after UK-Japan deal publication
The International Agreements Sub-Committee is reopening its call for evidence for the UK-Japan trade negotiations inquiry
23 October 2020
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Committee ask Government to disclose Croughton Annex agreement
The EU International Agreements Sub-Committee writes to the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs
9 October 2020
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Channel Fixed Link agreements and Energy Charter Treaty report published
The International Agreements Sub-Committee has published a report on four international agreements.
2 October 2020
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Lords debate Parliamentary scrutiny of treaties
Lords debates reports from three committees on scrutiny of international agreements
4 September 2020
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Peers call for more transparency on trade deals
Letter from International Agreements Sub-Committee to Government about trade deals published
31 July 2020
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International Trade Secretary discusses possible free trade agreements
The Secretary of State for International Trade appears before the International Agreements Sub-Committee on Thursday 23 July at 3.00pm
21 July 2020
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Inquiries launched on UK-Australia and UK-New Zealand trade negotiations
International Agreements Sub-Committee launch inquiries into UK-Australia and UK-New Zealand trade negotiations
16 July 2020
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Former US trade negotiator gives evidence on possible FTA
The EU International Agreements Sub-Committee continues taking evidence on UK–US trade negotiations
15 July 2020
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Insufficient time allowed for effective treaty scrutiny says Lords report
International Agreements Sub-Committee publish report on treaty scrutiny
10 July 2020
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UK farmers and food producers discuss US trade negotiations
International Agreements Sub-Committee takes evidence on Wednesday 1 July at 3.00pm
30 June 2020
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Report on international agreements with Morocco and Poland published
International Agreements Sub-Committee publises report on agreements with Morocco and Poland
26 June 2020
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Call for evidence on UK-Japan trade negotiations launched
The International Agreements Sub-Committee seeks evidence on UK–Japan trade
25 June 2020
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UK-US trade negotiations - new Lords committee seeks evidence
International Agreements Sub-Committee launch inquiry on the UK-US trade negotiations
8 June 2020
Total results 20 (page 1 of 1)