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Visions of EU reform inquiry


The Lords EU Committee published a report inviting the Government to set out a positive, inclusive vision of the UK's role in a reformed European Union ahead of the referendum on EU membership.

The report, entitled The EU referendum and EU reform, examines the Government’s objectives on EU reform, and how they evolved in the run up to the agreement reached by the European Council on 19 February. The report also reviews the Government’s engagement with the devolved institutions in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, and the extent of its consultation with stakeholders in developing its reform objectives.

The committee considers how the Government, in campaigning for the UK to remain in the EU, should present its vision of the UK’s future role in a reformed EU.

The report concludes that the deal reached in Brussels was a "significant achievement", which justifies the Government in arguing that the UK has passed the point of integrating any further with the EU.

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EU referendum and EU reform reports debated by Lords
Debate on EU reform and EU exit process reports takes place on Wednesday 15 June
14 June 2016
Government should focus on positive vision for future EU reform
The EU Committee's report analyses the government's vision for EU reform
30 March 2016
Members of the Bundestag give evidence on vision of EU reform
EU Select Committee takes evidence on Tuesday 9 February
4 February 2016
Foreign Secretary gives evidence on Visions of EU reform
EU Select Committee takes evidence on Tuesday 26 January
20 January 2016
French Senators give evidence on Visions of EU reform
EU Select Committee takes evidence on Tuesday 19 January
15 January 2016
Committee visits Brussels for Visions of EU Reform Inquiry
European Union Committee takes evidence in Brussels on 12 and 13 January
8 January 2016
Committee meets Scottish ministers and MSPs to discuss EU reform
EU Select Committee takes evidence on Wednesday 16 October
14 December 2015
CBI, TUC and TheCityUK give evidence on EU reform visions
EU Committee hears evidence from TUC, CBI and TheCityUK
8 December 2015
Members of Lords EU Committee attend 54th COSAC in Luxembourg
Delegation from Lords EU Committee attends COSAC from 29 November to 1 December
27 November 2015
Academic experts give evidence to vision of EU reform inquiry
EU Select Committee takes evidence at 4.05pm on Tuesday 24 November
24 November 2015
Chairman visits Belfast to discuss vision for EU reform
EU Committee Chairman meets Northern Ireland Assembly Committee
20 November 2015
Ambassadors give evidence to UK vision for EU reform inquiry
EU Select Committee takes evidence at 3.45pm on Tuesday 27 October
23 October 2015
Visions of EU reform: EU Committee launches new inquiry
House of Lords European Union Committee begins inquiry with evidence session in Cardiff
15 October 2015
Total results 13 (page 1 of 1)

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