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What does the new Prime Minister mean for Brexit?

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19 July 2019

On the day that the result of the Conservative leadership election is announced, the House of Lords EU Committee takes evidence from Gina Miller, Professor John Curtice and Henry Newman on the impact of the new Prime Minister on the UK's exit from the European Union.

Witnesses

Tuesday 23 July in Committee Room 1, Palace of Westminster

At 4.15pm:

  • Professor John Curtice, University of Strathyclyde
  • Ms Gina Miller, Co-Founder of SCM direct, Transparency and Rights Campaigner
  • Mr Henry Newman, Director, Open Europe

Topics for discussion

  • The impact of the appointment of the new Prime Minister on the Brexit negotiations
  • The Brexit options open to the new Prime Minister, and how the EU might respond to them
  • The likelihood of a 'no deal' Brexit, what it would mean in practice and what options exist for those who may want to prevent it
  • The likely EU response to the new Prime Minister
  • The public's attitude toward Brexit and whether it has changed since 2016

Further information

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