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Brexit impact on Wales explored by EU Committee

13 March 2017

As part of its on-going inquiry into Brexit: devolution, the EU Committee hears from two former Ministers and former Plaid Cymru leader Lord Wigley on the impact of Brexit on Wales. Later the Committee will take evidence via a video link from Welsh Government minister Mark Drakeford AM.

Witnesses

Wednesday 15 March in Committee Room 3, Palace of Westminster, at 9.35am

  • Lord Hain
  • Lord Hunt of Wirral
  • Lord Wigley

At 11.00am

  • Mark Drakeford AM, Cabinet Secretary for finance and local government, Welsh Government

Topics

Topics covered in the meeting include:

  • The political, economic and legal implications for Wales, and the other devolved nations, of the Brexit model that the UK Government is pursuing
  • The Welsh Government's priorities in Brexit negotiations
  • The role of the Welsh Assembly, for instance with regard to the 'Great Repeal Bill'
  • The possibility of nations and regions of the UK having differentiated terms of exit from the EU

Further information

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