Participation in EU agencies after Brexit discussed

13 December 2017

The Exiting the European Union Committee looks into the suitability of access to and continued membership of EU agencies post-Brexit.

This session continues the Exiting the European Union Committee's inquiry into the progress of the EU withdrawal negotiations.

In this meeting, the Committee is expected to discuss the following issues:

  • Past, present and future participation in EU agencies
  • Legal requirements of membership
  • Budgetary considerations
  • Transition arrangements
  • UK capacity to replicate EU agency functions in the future


Wednesday 13 December, Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House

At 9.15am, Panel 1:

  • Prof Alexander H. Türk (Professor of Law, King’s College London)
  • John Cassels (Partner, Competition, Regulatory and Trade Law, Fieldfisher LLP)
  • Dr Scott Steedman (Director of Standards, British Standards Institute and Vice President, International Standards Organisation)

At 10.15am approximately, Panel 2:

  • Katherine Bennett (Senior Vice President, Airbus UK)
  • Rod Ainsworth (Director of Regulatory and Legal Strategy, Food Standards Agency)
  • Angela Hepworth (Director of Corporate Policy and Regulation, EDF UK)
  • Dr Ian Hudson (Chief Executive, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency)

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