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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 go to inquiries before 2020 and publications before 2020. For information on former committees before 2020, please visit former committees.

Committee news

Treasury should provide assurances on transition extension costs
European Scrutiny Committee Chair calls on Prime Minister to provide reassurance about Government's financial mechanism
26 October 2018
Committee writes to Dominic Raab MP regarding EU Withdrawal Process
European Scrutiny Committee writes to Dominic Raab following evidence session
12 September 2018
Dominic Raab and Oliver Robbins questioned on EU Withdrawal
European Scrutiny Committee hears from the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union
4 September 2018
Cross-border security cooperation highlighted in Committee's weekly report
European Scrutiny Committee's report says UK nationals data may be held in VIS post-exit
18 July 2018
Michael Gove questioned on EU Withdrawal
European Scrutiny Committee hears from EFRA Secretary on fisheries and agri-food goods rule book
16 July 2018
Possible post-Brexit barrier to road injury compensation
European Scrutiny report highlights difficulties in seeking compensation from overseas injuries post-Brexit
10 July 2018
Minister of State for Trade Policy questioned
European Scrutiny Committee hears from George Hollingbery MP
3 July 2018
Government to decide on participation in new cross-border crime-fighting tool
European Scrutiny weekly report draws attention to EU Directive seeking to improve cross-border law enforcement
3 July 2018
Experts questioned on EU Withdrawal and the Irish border
European Scrutiny Committee questions experts on the Irish border aspect of EU exit negotiations
27 June 2018
Weekly report: taxation policies constraints and the digital revenue tax
European Scrutiny Committee report also looks into Working Conditions Directive, Parental and Carers' Leave
19 June 2018
Weekly report and meeting summary published
European Scrutiny Committee report looks into adoption of EU fishing rules and freight traffic post-Brexit
12 June 2018
Eliminating Gender Pay Gap post-Brexit examined in Committee's report
European Scrutiny Committee report examines Government's commitment to eliminate Gender Pay Gap
22 May 2018
Dispute Resolution and Enforcement in draft Withdrawal Agreement inquiry launched
European Scrutiny Committee launches inquiry into Dispute resolution and enforcement in draft Withdrawal Agreement
16 May 2018
Northern Ireland Secretary questioned on EU Withdrawal
European Scrutiny Committee hears on EU exit and land border arrangements
15 May 2018
European Citizens' Initiative amongst Brexit issues highlighted in weekly report
European Scrutiny Committee weekly report focuses on a number of Brexit-related issues
15 May 2018
Uncertainty continues over possible EU travel visas post-Brexit
European Scrutiny Committee report asks about costs and benefits of reciprocal visa regime
8 May 2018
Weekly report and meeting summary published for 25 April 2018
European Scrutiny Committee publishes latest meeting summary
1 May 2018
PM's response on dissaplication of pre-exit primary legislation
European Scrutiny Committee publishes Prime Minister's response
25 April 2018
UK can be excluded from Galileo Public Regulated Service under draft Withdrawal Agreement
European Scrutiny Committee report focuses on UK's future involvement in EU space programmes
24 April 2018
House of Commons issues Reasoned Opinion on EU Drinking Water Directive
European Scrutiny Committee publishes correspondence on the EU’s Drinking Water Directive
29 March 2018
Total results 350 (page 2 of 18)