Parliament Talks European Union

'Parliament Talks European Union' was an event that highlighted Parliament’s role in debating and challenging government policy

Parliament Talks European Union

Has European Union membership benefited the UK? What does the future hold for the UK and Europe? How does Parliament debate EU issues?

This free event examined the UK’s relationship with the EU, highlighting how MPs and Lords hold the Government to account and examine policy issues relating to the EU.

Speakers at Parliament Talks European Union

Speakers included:

  • William Cash MP, Chair of the House of Commons European Scrutiny Committee
  • Lord Boswell of Aynho, Chairman of the House of Lord European Scrutiny Select Committee
  • Andrea Biondi, Professor of European Union Law and Director of the Centre for European Law at King’s College London

This event was organised in partnership by King’s College London and the Houses of Parliament Outreach Service.

Where and when

'Parliament Talks European Union' took place at The Chapel, King’s College London on Thursday 20 June 2013.

Future events

For further information about future events please email [email protected] or call 020 7219 1650.

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Related information

European Scrutiny Committee

The European Scrutiny Committee scrutinises draft EU legislation on behalf of the House of Commons and assesses which proposals are of particular political or legal importance.

EU Select Committee

The European Union Select Committee in the House of Lords considers EU documents and other EU-related matters in advance of decisions being taken on them. It aims to hold the Government to account for its actions at EU level. The work of the Select Committee is assisted by its Sub-Committees.

Topical information

Read some of the current parliamentary research material available on European Union issues, including select committee reports, briefing papers on current legislation and the latest Early Day Motions put down by MPs.

Latest News

Follow the latest news from the House of Commons and House of Lords.

Resource Pack

A resource pack created as part of the 'Parliament Talks European Union' event in London on 20 June 2013 is available to download below.
 
The pack contains details of the relevant bodies within Parliament, examples of recent scrutiny and details of how the public can get involved with the work of Parliament on the European Union

You may find the following information from the European Parliament useful (external website)