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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

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Committee news

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UK must still debate EU issues up until Brexit
European Scrutiny Committee report on the Government managing European business while negotiating Brexit
7 April 2017
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Meeting summary 29 March: Migration and Digital Single Market
European Scrutiny Committee publishes their meeting summary for 29 March 2017
4 April 2017
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Meeting summary 22 March: EU financial assistance for UK overseas territories, and Fishing Opportunities
European Scrutiny Committee publishes their meeting summary for 22 March 2017
28 March 2017
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Clarity needed on UK access to Digital Single Market post-Brexit
European Scrutiny Committee report asks for case-by-case assessment of how EU digital initiatives could be achieved
28 March 2017
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Meeting summary 15 March: Environmental Implementation Review and Europol
European Scrutiny Committee publishes their meeting summary for 15 March 2017
21 March 2017
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Sir Tim Barrow and David Jones questioned on EU-UK relations
European Scrutiny Committee examines the challenges of Brexit negotiations and the future of UKREP
20 March 2017
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Meeting summary 8 March: Carbon Capture and Storage, Eurodac, and Data Protection
European Scrutiny Committee publishes their meeting summary for 8 March 2017
14 March 2017
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Brexit planning should consider ways to continue data exchange with EU
European Scrutiny report says that data exchange mechanisms needed to allow colabaration and trade
14 March 2017
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Minister questioned on impact of Brexit on Fisheries and Agriculture
Committees meet jointly to question the implications of Brexit for Fisheries and Agriculture
8 March 2017
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Meeting summary 1 March: European services e-card and Aviation Security
European Scrutiny Committee publishes their meeting summary for 1 March 2017
7 March 2017
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Access to European broadcasting market post-Brexit questioned
European Scrutiny report also questions the framework changes needed to reflect technological developments
7 March 2017
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Meeting summary 22 February: EU Asylum Reform and Commission Work Programme 2017
European Scrutiny Committee publishes their meeting summary for 22 February 2017.
28 February 2017
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Implications of new Denmark-Europol arrangements for post-Brexit UK questioned
European Scrutiny Report highlights unorthodox decision allowing Denmark to negotiate a new cooperation agreement
28 February 2017
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David Davis responds to demands for answers over Brexit Scrutiny
European Scrutiny Committee publishes response from David Davis regarding Parliamentary Scrutiny of exit negotiations
23 February 2017
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Immigration Minister questioned on EU asylum reform package
European Scrutiny Committee questions Robert Goodwill on the Home Office's handling of the proposals
21 February 2017
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Meeting summary 8 February: Data Protection and the EU Institutions, ePrivacy
European Scrutiny Committee publishes their meeting summary for 8 February 2017
14 February 2017
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Look carefully at future EU digital laws post-Brexit
European Scrutiny Committee report higlights complications of future data protection laws post-Brexit
14 February 2017
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Meeting summary 1 February: Schengen Information System and VAT
European Scrutiny Committee publishes their meeting summary for 1 February 2017
7 February 2017
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Debate needed to discuss UK participation in crime-fighting systems post-Brexit
European Scrutiny Committee report urges for time to debate measure to improve cross-border security
7 February 2017
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Sir Ivan Rogers gives evidence on EU-UK relations
European Scrutiny Committee examines EU-UK relations in preparation for Brexit
1 February 2017
Total results 352 (page 5 of 18)