This evidence session is the first opportunity for a Commons select committee to question the Foreign Secretary on the Government’s EU policy since the Prime Minister’s major speech on the issue on 23 January.
It also marks a rare appearance before a select committee by the UK’s Permanent Representative to the EU, the UK’s most senior official in Brussels.
Wednesday 6 February 2013 2.30 pm
Grimond Room, Portcullis House
- Rt Hon William Hague MP, First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Sir John Cunliffe, CB, UK Permanent Representative to the EU
- Simon Manley, CMG, Director, Europe, FCO
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The written evidence received for the inquiry and the transcripts and recordings of previous oral evidence sessions can be accessed via the Committee’s webpage.