Meetings

UK-EU future relationship negotiations

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

Note: Meeting Agenda can change at short notice. Particularly where future meeting dates are indicated more than a week in advance. Please check before planning to attend a Committee Meeting that the item you are interested in has not been moved.

Meeting: 15/06/2022 - Economy, Trade, and Rural Affairs Committee (Item 2)

2 Letter from Chair of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

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Meeting: 15/03/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Intergovernmental relations - consideration of draft correspondence

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Minutes:

4.1     Members considered and agreed to the draft correspondence.


Meeting: 10/03/2021 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 PTN 4 - Joint letter from the Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales; and the Minister for Finance and Trefnydd to the Chief Secretary to the Treasury regarding Freeports in Wales - 4 February 2021

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Meeting: 01/03/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

Scrutiny session with the Deputy Minister and Chief Whip - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1 Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 22/02/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

Scrutiny session with the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1 Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 22/02/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Scrutiny session with the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition

Jeremy Miles MS, Counsel General and Minister for European Transition

Ed Sherriff – Welsh Government

Emma Edworthy – Welsh Government

Sophie Brighouse – Welsh Government

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Minutes:

2.1 The Counsel General and Minister for European Transition responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 22/02/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 3: Correspondence from the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition to the Chair regarding the new relationship with the EU - What it means for Wales - 12 February 2021

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Minutes:

3.3.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 01/02/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 9)

9 Future relationship with the EU

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Minutes:

9.1 Members considered and agreed their approach to future relationships with the EU.


Meeting: 01/02/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

Wales in the UK - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

6.1 Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 01/02/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Wales in the UK - roundtable discussion with academics

Professor Nicola McEwen - The University of Edinburgh

Akash Paun - The Institute for Government

Professor Daniel Wincott - Cardiff University

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Minutes:

4.1 The panel responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 01/02/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Paper to note 2: Correspondence from the President of the European Committee of the Regions and the President of the CoR-UK Contact Group to the President of the European Commission regarding the Trade and Cooperation Agreement

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Minutes:

5.2.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 25/01/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

Wales in the world - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

7.1 Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 25/01/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Paper to note 1: Correspondence from the Chairperson of the Committee for the Executive Office at the Northern Ireland Assembly to the Chair regarding correspondence from the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster - 14 January 2021

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Minutes:

4.1.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 25/01/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Wales in the world - roundtable discussion with academics

Professor Catherine Barnard - University of Cambridge

Sir Emyr Jones Parry

Professor Anand Menon - King's College London

Dr Rachel Minto - Cardiff University

 

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Minutes:

3.1 The panel responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 11/01/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Scrutiny session with the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition

Jeremy Miles MS, Counsel General and Minister for European Transition

Ed Sherriff – Welsh Government

Sophie Brighouse – Welsh Government

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Minutes:

2.1 The Counsel General and Minister for European Transition responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 11/01/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

Scrutiny session with the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1 Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 11/01/2021 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 4: Correspondence from the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition to the Chair of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee regarding the Joint Ministerial Committee (EU Negotiations) - 6 January 2021

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Minutes:

3.4.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 10/12/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Paper to note 1: Correspondence from the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition to the Chair and the Chair of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee regarding the Ministerial Forum for Trade - 7 December 2020

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Minutes:

5.1.2 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 10/12/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

Scrutiny session with the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

7.1 Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 10/12/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Scrutiny session with the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition

Jeremy Miles - Counsel General and Minister for European Transition

Sophie Brighouse – Welsh Government

Ed Sherriff - Welsh Government

Emma Edworthy - Welsh Government

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Minutes:

2.1 The Counsel General and Minister for European Transition responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 03/12/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 2: Preparedness in Wales for the end of the transition period - Consultation responses

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Minutes:

3.2.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 03/12/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 4: Correspondence from the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition to the Chair of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee regarding the Joint Ministerial Committee (EU Negotiations) - 1 December 2020

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Minutes:

3.4.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 19/11/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Paper to note 1: Correspondence from the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition to the Chair regarding End of Transition Action Plan - 12 November 2020

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Minutes:

2.1.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 05/11/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 6: Correspondence from the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition to the Chair regarding Trade Advisory Groups - 29 October 2020

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Minutes:

3.6.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 05/11/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

Scrutiny session with the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1 Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 05/11/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 5: Correspondence from the Minister of State for Trade Policy to the Chair regarding Trade Advisory Groups - 27 October 2020

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Minutes:

3.5.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 05/11/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Scrutiny session with the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition

Jeremy Miles MS, Counsel General and Minister for European Transition

Sophie Brighouse – Welsh Government

Ed Sherriff – Welsh Government

Emily Hole – Welsh Government

 

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Minutes:

2.1 The Counsel General and Minister for European Transition responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 15/10/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

Preparations in Wales for the end of the transition period - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1     Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 15/10/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Preparedness in Wales for the end of the transition period - evidence session with stakeholders from the medicines sector

Dr Richard Greville - Association of British Pharmaceutical Industry

Judith Vincent - Swansea Bay University Health Board on behalf of Welsh NHS Confederation

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Minutes:

2.1     The panel responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 08/10/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

Preparations in Wales for the end of the transition period - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

6.1     Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 08/10/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

Preparedness in Wales for the end of the transition period - evidence session with stakeholders from the agriculture industry

Nick Fenwick – Farmers’ Union of Wales

Huw Thomas – National Farmers’ Union

 

Minutes:

4.1     The panel responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 08/10/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

Preparedness in Wales for the end of the transition period - evidence session with stakeholders from the fisheries sector

Jim Evans - Welsh Fishermen's Association

Minutes:

3.1     The panel responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 08/10/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Preparedness in Wales for the end of the transition period - evidence session with stakeholders from the food and drink sector

Julie Byers - Food and Drink Federation

Andy Richardson - Food and Drink Wales

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Minutes:

2.1     The panel responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 01/10/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

Preparations in Wales for the end of the transition period - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1     Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 01/10/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 1: Correspondence from the Chair of the Finance Committee to the Chair and the Chair of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee regarding scrutiny of EU withdrawal arrangements - 24 September 2020

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Minutes:

3.1.1  The paper was noted.


Meeting: 01/10/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Preparations in Wales for the end of the transition period - Evidence session with stakeholders from the Welsh ports and freight sector

Richard Ballantyne, British Ports Association

Duncan Buchanan, Road Haulage Association

Mags Simpson, Logistics UK

 

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Minutes:

2.1     The panel responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 24/09/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 2: Correspondence from the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition to the Chair regarding Inter-institutional Agreement - Intergovernmental Relations Review Ministerial Meetings - 17 September 2020

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Minutes:

3.2.1  The paper was noted.


Meeting: 24/09/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

Scrutiny session with the Minister for International Relations and the Welsh Language - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1     Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 24/09/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Scrutiny session with the Minister for International Relations and the Welsh Language

Eluned Morgan, Minister for International Relations and the Welsh Language

Emma Edworthy – Welsh Government

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Minutes:

2.1     The Minister responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 17/09/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 11: Correspondence from the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition to the Chair regarding citizen's rights and common frameworks - 25 August 2020

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Meeting: 17/09/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 15: Correspondence from the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition to the Chair regarding Inter-institutional Agreement - Intergovernmental Relations Review Ministerial Meetings - 4 September 2020

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Meeting: 17/09/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 12: Correspondence from the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition to the Chair of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee regarding Joint Ministerial Committee (EU Negotiations) meeting - 27 August 2020

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Meeting: 17/09/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 5: Correspondence from the Secretary of State for Wales to the Chair regarding follow-up to 30 June 2020 meeting - 20 July 2020

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Meeting: 17/09/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Scrutiny session with the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition

Jeremy Miles MS, Counsel General and Minister for European Transition

Chris Warner - Welsh Government

Ed Sherriff - Welsh Government

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Minutes:

2.1    The Counsel General and Minister for European Transition responded to questions from Members.

 

 


Meeting: 17/09/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

Scrutiny session with the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1    Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 14/07/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Scrutiny session with the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition

Jeremy Miles MS, Counsel General and Minister for European Transition

Piers Bisson – Welsh Government

Robert Parry – Welsh Government

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Minutes:

2.1    The Counsel General and Minister for European Transition responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 14/07/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

Scrutiny session with the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1    Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 30/06/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Scrutiny session with the Secretary of State for Wales

The Rt Hon Simon Hart MP, Secretary of State for Wales

Robin Healey – Cabinet Office

Louise Parry – Office of the Secretary of State for Wales

 

 

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Minutes:

6.1    The Secretary of State for Wales responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 30/06/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

Evidence session with Kati Piri MEP - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

4.1    Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 30/06/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Evidence session with Kati Piri MEP

Kati Piri MEP

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Minutes:

2.1    Kati Piri MEP responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 30/06/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

Scrutiny session with the Secretary of State for Wales - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

7.1    Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 02/06/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

Scrutiny session with the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

4.1    Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 02/06/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Scrutiny session with the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition

Jeremy Miles MS, Counsel General and Minister for European Transition

Simon Brindle, Welsh Government

Ed Sherriff, Welsh Government

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Minutes:

2.1    The Counsel General and Minister for European Transition responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 20/05/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 UK/EU future relationship negotiations

Professor Catherine Barnard, Cambridge University

 

 

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Minutes:

2.1    Professor Barnard presented a paper she had prepared for the Committee, on future scenarios post-Brexit, and responded to questions from Members.

2.2    The Committee thanked Professor Barnard for her paper and her contribution to the meeting.


Meeting: 04/05/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 UK/EU future relationship negotiations

Cover paper

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Minutes:

2.1    Members agreed to adjust the Committee’s approach to this workstream in the light of current circumstances.


Meeting: 16/03/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

Scrutiny session with the Minister for International Relations and the Welsh Language - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1 Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 16/03/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Scrutiny session with the Minister for International Relations and the Welsh Language

Eluned Morgan AM, Minister for International Relations and the Welsh Language

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Minutes:

2.1 The Minister responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 09/03/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Scrutiny session with the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition

Jeremy Miles AM, Counsel General and Minister for European Transition

Piers Bisson, Welsh Government

Simon Brindle, Welsh Government

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Minutes:

2.1 The Counsel General and Minister for European Transition responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 09/03/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

Scrutiny session with the Counsel General and Minister for European Transition - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

6.1 Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 09/03/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 UK-EU future relationship negotiations - a view from Brussels

David Henig - European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE)

Niclas Poitiers - Bruegel

Fabian Zuleeg - European Policy Centre

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Minutes:

3.1 The witnesses responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 02/03/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 House of Lords EU Internal Market Sub-Committee inquiry into state aid - consideration of response

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Minutes:

5.1 Members agreed to send the draft correspondence, subject to agreed changes.


Meeting: 02/03/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Correspondence from the Chair of the House of Lords European Union Committee to the Chair regarding continuing engagement with the devolved legislatures - consideration of response

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Minutes:

4.1 Members agreed to send the draft correspondence, subject to agreed changes.


Meeting: 24/02/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Correspondence from the Chair of the House of Lords European Union Committee to the Chair regarding continuing engagement with the devolved legislatures - consideration of response

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Minutes:

5.1 Members agreed that a response should be drafted for consideration at the next Committee meeting.


Meeting: 24/02/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Paper to note 1: Correspondence from the Chair of the House of Lords European Union Committee to the Chair regarding continuing engagement with the devolved legislatures - 12 February 2020

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Minutes:

2.1.1 The paper was noted.


Meeting: 24/02/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 UK-EU future relationship negotiations - private seminar session

Professor Anand Menon, The UK in a Changing Europe

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Minutes:

4.1 Professor Menon responded to questions from Members.


Meeting: 27/01/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Paper to note 2: Correspondence from the Counsel General and Brexit Minister to the Chair regarding the Welsh Government's publication of ‘The Future UK/EU Relationship: Negotiating Priorities for Wales’ - 20 January 2020

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Minutes:

3.2.1  The paper was noted.

 


Meeting: 27/01/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

Scrutiny session with the Counsel General and Brexit Minister - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1     Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 27/01/2020 - External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Scrutiny session with the Counsel General and Brexit Minister

Jeremy Miles AM, Counsel General and Brexit Minister

 

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Minutes:

2.1     The Counsel General and Brexit Minister responded to questions from Members.