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7 October 2020 - Chemicals regulation post-Brexit - Oral evidence

EU Environment Sub-Committee
Chemicals regulation post-Brexit

Wednesday 7 October 2020

Start times: 9:30am (private) 10:00am (public)

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Is the UK ready to regulate chemicals post-Brexit?

The EU Environment Sub-Committee will ask chemicals industry organisations and specialists whether the UK’s chemicals regulatory regime is ready for the end of the transition period.

Meeting details

At 10:00am: Oral evidence
Work Chemicals regulation post-Brexit (Non-inquiry session)
Chief Executive Officer at British Coatings Federation
Senior Chemicals Policy Executive at Chemical Industries Association
Executive Director at CHEM Trust

Areas of discussion

Members will be asking witnesses about:

  • Opportunities and threats for UK chemicals policy in the near term
  • Chemicals in a UK-EU future partnership agreement
  • Data aspects of UK REACH
  • Readiness of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for its new role
  • Information and policy decisions needed before 1 January 2021
  • What else the Government can do to smoothen the transition

Further information


Virtual meeting (webcast)