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Committee hears from Dominic Raab and Suella Braverman in inquiry examining Brexit negotiations

06 February 2019

The European Scrutiny Committee continues its inquiry examining the conduct of negotiations on the UK’s exit from the European Union, in a session featuring evidence from former Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab MP, and Suella Braverman MP, former Minister at the Department for Exiting the European Union.

Background

The Committee is undertaking its inquiry in order to examine the conduct, processes and outcomes of negotiations between the UK Government and the European Union regarding the UK’s exit from the European Union. Hearings have already been held with David Davis MP and Steve Baker MP.

Purpose of the session

In this session, the Committee will hear firstly from Mr Raab, who succeeded Mr Davis as Brexit Secretary in July 2018. It will then question Mrs Braverman, who held the position of Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State between January-November 2018.

The Committee is expected to focus on their involvement in the UK-EU negotiations and the framework under which negotiations have been conducted; as well as the circumstances which led to their resignations last November. 

Witnesses

Wednesday 6 February 2019, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

From 2.30pm

  • Mr Dominic Raab MP, former Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

From 3.30pm

  • Mrs Suella Braverman, former Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Exiting the European Union

Further information

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