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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.

Committee news

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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
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Committee reports on application of quotas and continuation of EU firearms laws under the Northern Ireland Protocol
European Scrutiny Committee considers recent draft EU legislation and policy documents
30 September 2020
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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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