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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 go to inquiries before 2020 and publications before 2020. For information on former committees before 2020, please visit former committees.

Committee news

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Committee reports on the future of the Channel Tunnel and support for fisheries
European Scrutiny Committee considers recent draft EU legislation and policy documents deposited in Parliament by the Government
22 September 2020
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Committee reports on Brexit financial settlement, 2021 fishing quotas, and EU energy strategy
Committee reports on Brexit financial settlement, 2021 fishing quotas, and EU energy strategy
16 September 2020
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Committee reports on GDPR, post-Brexit participation in EU research
European Scrutiny Committee considers recent draft EU legislation and policy documents deposited in Parliament by the Government
9 September 2020
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Committee reports on EU level playing field proposals and UK participation in Schengen Information System
the European Scrutiny Committee considers recent draft EU legislation and policy documents deposited in Parliament by the Government.
22 July 2020
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European Scrutiny Committee calls for transparency on changes to Northern Ireland Protocol
European Scrutiny Committee publishes Report on UK-EU Joint Committee:
24 June 2020
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UK's voting record on the adoption of EU laws published
European Scrutiny Committee publishes a record of how the UK voted on the adoption of EU laws in the Council of Ministers from 2016-19
2 June 2020
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Report on European Union response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic published
European Scrutiny Committee reports on how the EU's response is affecting UK PPE supplies, business support, contact tracing and air passenger rights
14 May 2020
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Coronavirus: scrutiny of EU legal proposals and policy papers
The European Scrutiny Committee published an overview of its scrutiny of EU legal proposals and policy papers related to COVID-19
7 May 2020
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Vital national interests are at stake in future relationship negotiations with the EU
Committee publish report The EU's mandate for negotiating a new partnership with the UK: outcome of Select Committee consultation
6 May 2020
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Committee considers recent draft EU legislation in its latest report
Committee reports on 2020 fishing arrangements, Passenger Name Record data and EU sanctions against Turkey
29 April 2020
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EU response to COVID-19 must be factored into Government strategy, says European Scrutiny Committee
Committee publishes report on the EU's response to COVID-19, and its implications for the UK
1 April 2020
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Committee seeks cross-Committee verdict on implications of EU negotiating mandate and sets out approach to post-Brexit scrutiny
The Committee decides to use its new statutory power to consult Select Committees on the EU's mandate for negotiating a new partnership with the UK
12 March 2020
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European Scrutiny Committee membership agreed
Committee agrees its membership for 2019 Parliament
2 March 2020
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New Parliament 2019 – European Scrutiny Committee
European Scrutiny Committee will be reappointed when motions of nomination have been agreed
3 February 2020
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General Election 2019
Following the Dissolution of Parliament on 6 November 2019, all select committees have ceased to exist
6 November 2019
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European Scrutiny Committee membership at the end of Parliament 2017-19
View the membership of the Committee at the end of 2017-19 Parliament
5 November 2019
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EU Scrutiny Committee hears from former UK permanent representative to the EU
European Scrutiny Committee holds its latest public evidence session in its inquiry examining post-Brexit parliamentary scrutiny of EU laws and policies
14 October 2019
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EU Scrutiny Committee hears from legal experts in inquiry examining post-Brexit scrutiny of EU law and policy
European Scrutiny Committee holds the latest public evidence session for its inquiry examining post-Brexit parliamentary scrutiny of EU laws and policies
3 September 2019
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Committee hears from legal experts in inquiry examining post-Brexit scrutiny of EU law and policy
European Scrutiny Committee holds the first public evidence session for its inquiry examining post-Brexit parliamentary scrutiny of EU laws
15 July 2019
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European Scrutiny Committee launches inquiry examining post-Brexit scrutiny of EU law and policy
European Scrutiny Committee to examine post-Brexit scrutiny of EU laws and policies in new inquiry
2 July 2019
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