International Trade Committee

UK Trade Policy Transparency and Scrutiny inquiry

Inquiry status: open

The deadline for written submissions was Friday 22 June. If you would like to submit late evidence please contact Committee staff.

Scope of the inquiry

The International Trade Committee have launched a new inquiry to investigate the appropriate level of transparency and scrutiny of trade strategy and negotiations as the UK begins establishing a post-Brexit trade regime. The Committee will draw on the approaches taken by similar nations and trading blocs to inform its conclusions.

Terms of reference: UK Trade Policy Transparency and Scrutiny

Latest evidence

  • 14 Nov 2018 - UK trade policy transparency and scrutiny - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF251 KB) HC 1043 | Published 16 Nov 2018

    Evidence given by Noel Lavery, Permanent Secretary, Department for the Economy, Northern Ireland Executive, Ivan McKee MSP, Minister for Trade, Investment and Innovation, Scottish GovernmentCouncillor Kevin Bentley, Chairman of the Local Government Association's Brexit Taskforce and Deputy Leader of Essex County Council, Councillor Philip Atkins OBE, Leader of Staffordshire County Council, Michael Strange, Global Political Studies (International Relations) Department, Malmö University

Next meeting(s)

21 November 2018 10:00 am

Oral Evidence Session

UK trade policy transparency and scrutiny
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Dr Brigid Fowler, Senior Researcher, Hansard Society
David Henig, Director of the UK Trade Policy Project, European Centre for International Political Economy
Maddy Thimont Jack, Researcher, Institute for Government


Room 16, Palace of Westminster

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