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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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Frost to be quizzed on NI Protocol future and Brexit divorce bill
Committee to question Lord Frost on the European Scrutiny Committee on the Northern Ireland Protocol and the Brexit divorce bill
15 July 2021
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Calls for clarity on whether UK will match European firms’ support from EU Brexit fund
The European Scrutiny Committee publishes documents considered by the Committee on 7 July 2021
13 July 2021
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Law and trade experts present views on EU trade deal bodies
The European Scrutiny Committee examines the structure and powers of the bodies created to oversee the UK-EU trade deal
8 July 2021
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Government responds to calls for greater transparency on UK-EU trade deal Joint Committee
The European Scrutiny Committee publishes Government Response
6 July 2021
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EU proposals could hit £9bn UK machinery exports
The European Scrutiny Committee publishes documents considered by the Committee on 23 June 2021
29 June 2021
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MPs launch EU trade agreement bodies’ inquiry
European Scrutiny Committee launches new inquiry into the institutional framework of the UK/EU Trade and Cooperation agreement
21 June 2021
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£14bn of proposed Horizon research funding unaccounted for
European Scrutiny Committee publishes documents considered by the Committee on 9 June 2021
15 June 2021
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Channel Tunnel talks with France go well as EU role reduced
European Scrutiny Committee publishes Government Response
25 May 2021
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Committee welcomes EU science cooperation
European Scrutiny Committee publishes documents considered by the Committee on 12 May 2021
18 May 2021
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Impact of Brexit assessed as Lord Frost attends European Scrutiny Committee
Lord David Frost to appear before the cross-party European Scrutiny Committee
13 May 2021
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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
Total results 225 (page 1 of 12)