The EU Internal Market Sub-Committee holds the first evidence session on their inquiry "Brexit: future UK and EU trade in services".
Thursday 20 October in Committee Room 1, Palace of Westminster
- Dr Angus Armstrong, Director of Macroeconomics, National Institute of Economic and Social Research
- Professor Catherine Barnard, Professor of EU Law, Cambridge University
- Holger Breinlich, Professor of Global Economics, Nottingham University
- Dr Jo Twist, CEO at UKIE Association for UK Interactive Entertainment
- Mr Matthew Evans, CEO, Broadband Stakeholder Group
- Mr Antony Walker, Deputy CEO, TechUK
The Lords' EU Internal Market Sub-Committee is carrying out an inquiry into future UK and EU trade in services post Brexit. Possible questions for witnesses include:
- Starting with the four General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) modes, in what ways can services be traded?
- Measures affecting trade in services are nearly always of a regulatory nature, and are sometimes referred to as Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs). What kind of legislative measures that typically apply to services?
- What services are encompassed in the digital and telecommunications sectors, and what are the most common and important forms of trade in those services?
- Will UK consumers benefit from the abolition of roaming charges in the EU?