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Treaty scrutiny: working practices


Treaty scrutiny is a crucial and developing area for Parliament as competencies are returned to the UK post-Brexit. This short inquiry will look at 'best practices' internationally for scrutinising treaties and treaty-making, including international trade negotiations, and make recommendations to Parliament and the Government about how this vital role should be carried out in the future.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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11th Report - Treaty scrutiny: working practices
Inquiry Treaty scrutiny: working practices
HL Paper 97
Response to this report
Government response to the Treaty scrutiny: working practices report
Government Response

Oral evidence transcripts

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David Wilson (Clerk at New Zealand House of Representatives) (TWP0015)
Jill Barrett (Associate Member at 6 Pump Court Chambers) (TWP0014)
Dr Mario Mendez (Reader in Law at Queen Mary University of London) (TWP0013)

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