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European Scrutiny Committee

Commons Select Committee

The European Scrutiny Committee is appointed under Standing Order No. 143. It assesses the legal and/or political importance of draft EU legislation deposited in Parliament by the Government. You can follow the Committee on Twitter @CommonsEU

For information about the work of committees before 2020 please visit committees before 2020, inquiries before 2020 or publications before 2020.


Inquiries allow committees to consider oral and written evidence on a particular topic. They usually result in the publication of a report.

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25th Report - Documents considered by the Committee on 15 October 2020
HC 229-xxi
Letter from the Chair to Victoria Atikins MP regarding Proposal of a Regulation on a temporary derogation from certain provisions of the ePrivacy Directive for the purpose of combating online child sexual abuse, dated 15 October 2020
Letter from the Chair to Rt Hon. Steve Barcley MP regarding UK partnership with the European Investment Bank: potential participation in the InvestEU programme, dated 15 October 2020

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