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Government Ministers questioned on Parliament’s role in relation to Brexit

17 April 2018

On Wednesday 18 April the Constitution Committee hears evidence from Department for Exiting the European Union Ministers Steve Baker MP and Suella Braverman MP. The session covers the Government’s commitment to a 'meaningful vote' on the EU Withdrawal Bill, and the expected Withdrawal and Implementation Bill that will follow.

Witnesses

Wednesday 18 April in Committee Room 1, Palace of Westminster

At 10.30

  • Steve Baker MP
  • Suella Braverman MP

Possible questions

  • Is the 'meaningful vote' a choice between accepting the Withdrawal Agreement in full or leaving the European Union without a deal?
  • How does the Government envisage Parliament's scrutiny of the Withdrawal Agreement and the political declaration on the framework of the future relationship?
  • How long do you expect parliamentarians and committees will have to examine the Agreement and the political declaration before the 'meaningful vote' is held?
  • Will the Government publish a full analysis of the impact of the Withdrawal Agreement as part of the explanatory materials accompanying the Withdrawal Agreement and Implementation Bill?
  • Will the Withdrawal Agreement and Implementation Bill need legislative consent from the devolved legislatures?

Further information

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