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European Scrutiny Committee

Commons Select Committee

Following the end of the post-Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020, the European Scrutiny Committee will continue to monitor the legal and/or political importance of new EU legislation and policy and assess their potential implications for the UK. It may also scrutinise the implementation of the Withdrawal Agreement, the Protocol on Northern Ireland and the UK/EU Trade & Cooperation Agreement. You can follow the Committee on Twitter @CommonsEU

Committee news

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EU proposals on ‘Big Tech’ could have significant impact on UK
The European Scrutiny Committee publishes documents considered on 21 April 2021
27 April 2021
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European electric car battery rules could impact UK markets, investment
The European Scrutiny Committee publishes documents considered on 14 April 2021
20 April 2021
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Committee wants more scrutiny of N. Ireland Brexit issues
Committee publish report on Northern Ireland Protocol: Withdrawal Agreement Joint Committee Decisions and declarations of 17 December 2020
9 April 2021
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Challenges and opportunities for UK from new EU pharma policy
The European Scrutiny Committee has asked the government for a detailed response to European Union (EU) plans which could have a significant impact on the way medicines are developed and marketed in the UK.
30 March 2021
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Committee seeks government view on EU tax transparency initiative
The European Scrutiny Committee publishes documents considered by the Committee on 17 March 2021
23 March 2021
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New EU rules could lead to increased friction in NI - GB trade
Northern Ireland could find itself in the awkward position of being required to apply EU trade sanctions, such as quotas, or higher tariffs, on goods brought into Northern Ireland from the rest of the UK as a result of a combination of a new set of EU rules and the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland.
16 March 2021
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Committee report on EU transport policy and potential rule change on clotted cream
European Scrutiny Committee publishes documents considered on 24 February 2021
2 March 2021
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Post-Brexit Channel Tunnel sovereignty and safety solutions recommended
Committee publish report - Brexit: The future operation of the Channel Tunnel Fixed Link
23 February 2021
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Traders may not understand tariffs under Northern Ireland protocol
The European Scrutiny Committee considers approved and draft EU legislation and policy documents deposited in Parliament by the Government.
16 February 2021
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Committee reports on North Sea wind farms and human rights sanctions under the ‘EU Magnitsky Act’
European Scrutiny Committee publishes documents considered by the Committee on 3 February 2021
9 February 2021
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Minister questioned on vaccine controversy
The European Scrutiny Committee examines the UK’s new relationship with the EU
8 February 2021
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Committee reports on EU Climate Policy, Fisheries Discards and Northern Ireland Protocol
The European Scrutiny Committee publishes documents considered by the Committee on 20 January 2021
26 January 2021
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Committee reports on EU state aid rules and future cross-border police co-operation
The European Scrutiny Committee publishes documents considered by the Committee on 16 December 2020
18 December 2020
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Committee writes to the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (Rt Hon. Michael Gove) regarding UK-EU Joint Committee meeting
Committee writes to Rt Hon. Michael Gove about UK-EU Joint Committee meeting on implementation of the NI Protocol.
17 December 2020
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Committee reports on Airbus-Boeing dispute, and UK access to firearms data
The European Scrutiny Committee considers recent draft EU legislation and policy documents deposited in Parliament by the Government
15 December 2020
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European Scrutiny Committee questions Minister on Channel Tunnel future arrangements
The Committee will question Rachel Maclean MP, Under-Secretary of State at the Department for Transport, on the operation of the Channel Tunnel after the end of the post-Brexit transition period.
11 December 2020
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Committee reports on UK-EU-Norway fishing talks
European Scrutiny Committee considers recent draft EU legislation and policy documents deposited in Parliament by the Government
9 December 2020
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Committee reports on EU plans for a Single Customs Window and removing online terrorist content
In its latest report, the European Scrutiny Committee considers recent draft EU legislation and policy documents deposited in Parliament by the Government.
1 December 2020
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Committee paper sets out areas of EU-related activity in which scrutiny by Parliament will be needed from 1 January 2021
Future Parliamentary Scrutiny of EU law
1 December 2020
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Committee seeks urgent Ministerial hearing to address Channel Tunnel concerns
European Scrutiny Committee reiterates outstanding questions over plans for Channel Tunnel safety procedures
25 November 2020
Total results 215 (page 1 of 11)