Legal Opinions on EU renegotiation published
24 February 2016
The European Scrutiny Committee is concerned with the legal status of any agreement and to what extent the negotiation outcomes can be guaranteed.
- Note by European Scrutiny Committee Legal Adviser - outcome of the renegotiation (PDF 100 KB)
- Written evidence from Legal Experts
- Inquiry: UK Government's renegotiation of EU membership: parliamentary sovereignty and scrutiny: follow-up
- European Scrutiny Committee
The Committee's report highlighted the substantial difficulties and legal and political uncertainties in achieving a legally binding and irreversible agreement to amend the EU Treaties.
The Foreign Secretary suggested that the Committee should share its own legal advice. The Committee has published further legal advice that it has received with the note from its own Legal Adviser on the actual outcome of the renegotiation.