Creative and retail industry bodies give evidence to Brexit inquiry
03 November 2016
The EU Internal Market Sub-Committee hears from creative and retail industry bodies as part of their inquiry on Brexit: future UK and EU trade in services.
Thursday 3 November in Committee Room 3a, Palace of Westminster
- Mr John McVay, Chief Executive, PACT;
- Mr Adam Minns, Executive Directive, COBA; and
- Ms Alice Enders, Head of Research, Enders Analysis
- Professor Sir Ian Diamond, Principal and Vice-Chancellor at the University of Aberdeen and Chair of Universities UK Policy Research Network Committee;
- Danny Mortimer, Chief Executive, NHS Employers;
- Ray Symons, Head of EU Affairs, British Retail Consortium; and
- Kurt Janson, Policy Director, Tourism Alliance.
Possible questions for witnesses include:
- What would relying on WTO membership, a Free Trade Agreement or membership of the European Economic Area mean for the UK’s creative industries trade with the EU?
- How significant is the UK’s withdrawal from the EU for UK retailers engaged in e-commerce, and those establishing stores in other EU Member States?
- What should the Government do in trade negotiations to sustain the UK’s global status in Higher Education services?
- How would changes to the principle of free movement affect the tourism and health sectors?
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