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Swiss official gives evidence to Brexit: energy security inquiry

18 October 2017

The EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee hears evidence from the Swiss Federal Office of Energy, as the inquiry on Brexit: energy security continues.

Witness

Wednesday 18 October in Committee Room 2, Palace of Westminster

At 10.30am

  • Ambassador Jean-Christophe Füeg, Head of International Energy Affairs, Swiss Federal Office of Energy

Possible questions

The session will focus on the experience of Switzerland as a non-EU country which has an energy relationship with the UK. Likely areas of questioning include:

  • How far the Swiss and EU energy systems are integrated
  • How they cooperate on areas such as nuclear safety and research and development
  • What influence Switzerland has to shape EU policy and legislation
  • Any challenges they have faced in negotiations with the EU over their energy relationship

Further information

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