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Sanctions policy post-Brexit explored with Foreign Office Minister

Sir Alan Duncan MP
26 October 2017

The EU External Affairs Sub-Committee is taking evidence from Sir Alan Duncan MP, Minister for Europe and the Americas, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), as part of its inquiry, Brexit: sanctions policy.

Witness

Thursday 26 October 2017, Committee Room 1, Palace of Westminster

At 11.00am

  • Sir Alan Duncan MP, Minister for Europe and the Americas, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).

Likely questions

  • What is the Government's assessment of the advantages and disadvantages of having an independent sanctions regime?
  • Does the Government hope to exert influence over the EU's sanctions regime after Brexit, and if so, how might it do so?
  • What work is the FCO undertaking to review its capacity and resources to develop policy on sanctions, and to maintain and review existing sanctions regimes after Brexit?
  • At what point in the Brexit negotiations will issues specifically pertaining to the FCO - such as future foreign policy co-operation and CSDP co-operation - take place? How will these negotiations be structured?

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