The inquiry focused on the ongoing euro area crisis, the 9 December European Council meeting, and the proposal for a treaty between up to 26 EU member states on budgetary discipline and greater economic policy coordination in the eurozone.
The Committee held the the following oral evidence sessions:
Tuesday 17 January, 4.10pm: The Rt Hon David Lidington MP, Minister for Europe
Monday 23 January:
4.10pm: Professor Paul Craig, St. John's College, Oxford, specialist in constitutional and administrative, and European Union Law;
5pm: Mr Giuliano Amato, former Prime Minister of Italy, and Vice President of the Convention on the Future of Europe, 2001-03.
Given the short timescale for the inquiry, the Committee did not issue a formal call for written evidence.
The Committee's report was published on the 14 February 2012. It received a response from the Government. Links to these documents are below;