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Expert peers give evidence for Brexit: devolution inquiry

02 March 2017

The EU Select Committee hears from a panel of expert peers, as part of its ongoing inquiry on Brexit: devolution.

Witness

Monday 6 March in Committee Room 3, Palace of Westminster

At 4.20pm

  • The Rt Hon the Lord Forsyth of Drumlean, former Secretary of State for Scottish Affairs
  • The Rt Hon the Lord Wallace of Tankerness QC, former Deputy First Minister of Scotland

Topics

  • Political, economic and legal implications for Scotland, and the other devolved nations of the Brexit model that the UK Government is pursuing
  • The role of the devolved legislatures in relation to the forthcoming Great Repeal Bill
  • Which powers repatriated from Brussels should be devolved to Holyrood, and the resources needed to exercise additional functions post-Brexit
  • Suitability of existing mechanisms for intergovernmental and interparliamentary engagement between Westminster and the devolved administrations

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