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Chris Grayling MP questioned on post-Brexit transport arrangements 

12 November 2018

The EU Internal Market Sub-Committee holds an evidence session with the Secretary of State for Transport to discuss future UK-EU arrangements on road, rail and maritime transport and contingency planning for the sector in the event of no deal. 

Witnesses  

Wednesday 14 November, Committee Room 2, Palace of Westminster 

At 10.15am 

  • Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Transport
  • Lucy Chadwick, Director General, International, Security and Environment Group, Department for Transport
  • Martin Jones, Deputy Director, EU Division, Department for Transport

Possible questions

Questions likely to be covered in the session include:

  • Will the EU exit work streams led by the Department for Transport be delivered on time? 
  • If the UK and the EU reach a deal, what can we expect on potential future UK-EU transport arrangements from the Political Declaration? 
  • What access arrangements will the Government seek for (i) road hauliers and (ii) passenger transport operators as part of a future UK-EU relationship? 
  • How advanced is progress on the rail bilateral agreements and what will they cover?  
  • What opportunities does Brexit present to boost the UK’s maritime sector?

Further information 

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