The EU External Affairs Sub-Committee is taking evidence from Dr Nicholas Wright, Professor Anand Menon and General Sir Adrian Bradshaw as part of its inquiry Brexit: Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) missions.
Thursday 25 January in Committee Room 1, Palace of Westminster
- Dr Nicholas Wright, Teaching Fellow in EU Politics, University College London
- Professor Anand Menon, Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs, King's College London
- General Sir Adrian Bradshaw, former Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe (DSACEUR)
- How important are CSDP missions to the UK's pursuit of its foreign policy priorities? What are the main advantages and disadvantages to the UK of participation in such missions?
- What appetite exists among the EU-27 to accommodate the UK Government's ambitions for participation in CSDP missions after Brexit?
- Should CSDP missions be part of a transitional arrangement between the UK and the EU?
- How significant have EULEX Kosovo, EUTM Somalia and Operation Atalanta been to the delivery of UK foreign policy priorities? Should the UK seek continued participation in these missions after Brexit?