Rural local authorities questioned

23 July 2018

The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee hears from councillors from rural local authorities on the impact on local government of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU and the role local authorities could play post-Brexit.


Monday 23 July in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

At 4.15pm

  • Councillor Paul Carter, Leader, Kent County Council
  • Councillor Mark Crane, Spokesperson, Stronger Economies workstream, District Councils Network
  • Councillor Keith Stevens, Vice-Chair, National Association of Local Councils
  • Councillor Ian Stewart, Deputy Leader, Cumbria County Council

Purpose of the session

Following the questioning of metro mayors in March, the session will focus on the views of councillors from rural local authorities.

The inquiry

The meeting is the third evidence session in the ongoing inquiry, which is examining the risks to and opportunities for local government posed by Brexit and how local authorities can be properly represented in the negotiations with the EU.

Further information

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