Options for future immigration arrangements between UK and EU

12 June 2018

The Home Affairs Committee discuss options available for future immigration arrangements between the UK and the EU.


Tuesday 12 June in Committee Room 18, Palace of Westminster

At 10.30 am

  • Professor Michael Ambühl, former Swiss State Secretary for Foreign Affairs
  • Pauline Mathewson, Managing Partner, Europe Middle East and Africa, Fragomen LLP

At 11.30 am

  • Sir Ivan Rogers KCMG, former Permanent Representative of the UK to the European Union

Purpose of the session

The session is likely to cover:

  • An assessment of where the UK is in the negotiations
  • The extent to which immigration will feature in the negotiations
  • How the UK might best satisfy demand for control of immigration while maximising market access
  • Whether the UK should seek to remain in the EEA and what immigration controls might be possible in such a scenario
  • The trade-off between market access and sovereignty
  • What immigration options could be delivered by a free trade agreement 

Further information

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