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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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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
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Committee reports on future EU asylum policy, and how the EU’s Customs Union Action Plan could affect the UK
European Scrutiny Committee considers recent draft EU legislation and policy documents deposited in Parliament by the Government
17 November 2020
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Committee reports on UK-EU Joint Consultative Working Group, and VAT in Northern Ireland
European Scrutiny Committee considers recent draft EU legislation and policy documents deposited in Parliament by the Government
10 November 2020
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Committee reports on EU firearms laws in Northern Ireland, and UK participation in the European Arrest Warrant
European Scrutiny Committee considers recent draft EU legislation and policy documents deposited in Parliament by the Government
29 October 2020
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Committee reports on Gibraltar-Spain border arrangements and European Investment Bank
In its latest report, the European Scrutiny Committee considers recent draft EU legislation and policy documents about EU identity cards and InvestEU deposited in Parliament by the Government.
21 October 2020
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Committee reports on 2021 EU budget and the removal of lobster tariffs
The European Scrutiny Committee considers recent draft EU legislation and policy documents deposited in Parliament by the Government
14 October 2020
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Post-transition plans for Channel Tunnel safety raise business continuity concerns
Committee publish report highlighting Channel Tunnel safety procedures after the post-Brexit transition period
7 October 2020
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Scrutiny of EU law and policy: the Joint Committee and the Northern Ireland Protocol Evidence Session
Committee evidence session with the Paymaster General.
30 September 2020
Total results 208 (page 1 of 11)