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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): Chemicals regulation post-Brexit

EU Environment Sub-Committee
Chemicals regulation post-Brexit

Thursday 22 October 2020

Start times: 4.00pm (private) 4.00pm (public)

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Government to be pressed on transition costs of new chemicals regime

The EU Environment Sub-Committee will raise concerns with Defra Secretary of State George Eustice, and senior Government officials from other Departments, about the new regulatory regime for chemicals.

Meeting details

At 4.00pm: Oral evidence
Work Chemicals regulation post-Brexit (Non-inquiry session)
Deputy Director, Chemicals and Bioeconomy at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Deputy Director of Chemicals, Pesticides and Hazardous Waste at Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs
Divisional Director at Health and Safety Executive
Secretary of State at Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs

Areas of discussion

Members will be asking the Secretary of State and Government officials about:

  • The Government’s aims for chemicals in the UK-EU future partnership agreement.
  • Transition costs for businesses of the new regulatory regime for chemicals, and the impact of these costs on the wider economy and consumers.
  • The readiness of the Health and Safety Executive to perform its chemicals regulation role from 1 January 2021.

Further information

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