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The Committee on Exiting the European Union questions the Secretary of State, David Davis, on the progress of the Brexit negotiations - 25 October 2017

Purpose of the session:  This is the first oral evidence session of the Committee's inquiry into the progress of the UK’s negotiations on Brexit...

The Committee is interested in examining the following topics:

  • The priorities and positions of the UK Government and of its negotiating partners - the Commission, the EU-27 and the European Parliament
  • The structure and sequencing of the negotiations as they develop, including the extent to which they include provisions relating to the UK’s future relationship with the European Union including transitional arrangements
  • The Government’s management of the negotiation process in respect of the objectives set out in the White Paper and its relations with the devolved administrations
  • Whether the Department for Exiting the European Union and cross-Government structures have the capacity and ability to manage the negotiation process effectively.

Note: This session was filmed live (see Link below) and is in the public domain.

Watch Parliament TV: The progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU withdrawal

Wednesday 25 October, Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House