COMMONS

Official Opposition questioned on scrutiny of delegated legislation and Brexit

25 October 2017

The Procedure Committee of the House of Commons takes evidence from Keir Starmer MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, and Valerie Vaz MP, Shadow Leader of the House of Commons, as part of the Committee's inquiry into how delegated legislation proposed under the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill is to be scrutinised.

Purpose of the session

The Committee will also be completing the evidence session with Dominic Grieve MP and the Hansard Society which was interrupted on 11 October.

The Committee has previously taken evidence from Government ministers and from the SNP's Shadow Leader of the House.

The initial focus of the inquiry is on the power to enact delegated legislation claimed by the Government in Clauses 7, 8 and 9 of the bill, and the procedures for Parliamentary scrutiny set out in Schedule 7 to the Bill.

Details of the evidence session

Wednesday 25 October 2017, Committee Room 16, Palace of Westminster

At 2:45 pm:

At 3.15 pm

The meeting will be open to the public, and can also be watched live on parliamentlive.tv. A transcript of the evidence session will be posted on the Committee’s website within approximately a week of the date of the session.

Further information

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