The House of Lords EU Select Committee will hold an evidence session with Europe Minister Rt Hon David Lidington MP on Tuesday 12 November.
The session will cover the European Council meeting of the 24-25 October, its conclusions and other related matters of interest to the Committee. It is one of the regular public evidence sessions the Committee hold with the Europe Minister as part of its scrutiny of the Government’s relationship with the EU.
At 2.40pm, Tuesday 12 November, Committee Room 4, Palace of Westminster
- Rt Hon David Lidington MP, Minister for Europe, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Specific areas the session will cover include:
- How successful have the government been in persuading other Member States and the European Parliament to support the changes it wants to see to how EU regulations are developed?
- How far has the government’s work with other EU countries to gather evidence on abuse of social welfare systems in the EU got?
- Ukraine’s progress in meeting the reform criteria set out by the EU in its Association Agreement.
- How important is the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership to the debate in the UK on EU membership?
- Are EU proposals to prevent future banking crises overly dependent on the role of Member States rather than EU institutions such as the European Central Bank?