External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee

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Information about External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee

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Current Work

<inquiry>Proposals for a UK Shared Prosperity Fund</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=25757</link>

<inquiry>Changes to freedom of movement after Brexit – the implications for Wales</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=25029</link>

<inquiry>International Agreements: Agreements considered by the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=25276</link>

<inquiry>Scrutiny of the Welsh Government’s international strategy</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=26987</link>

<inquiry>UK Government’s internal market White Paper</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=29195</link>

<inquiry>Interparliamentary forum on Brexit</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=22530</link>

<inquiry>Common UK policy frameworks</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=23807</link>


EU Withdrawal: the Withdrawal Agreement, transition period, and future relationship negotiations


>>>UK-EU future relationship negotiations<link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=28322</link>

>>>European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020<link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=26719</link>

>>>The Withdrawal Agreement: implications for Wales<link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=23421</link>



Legislative consent


>>>Legislative Consent: United Kingdom Internal Market Bill<link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=29782</link>

>>>Legislative Consent: Trade Bill 2020<link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=28240</link>





>>>View meeting transcripts after 1 November 2017<link>http://record.senedd.wales/Search/?type=2&meetingtype=449</link>

>>>View meeting transcripts prior to 31 October 2017<link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=15161</link>



Work completed by the Committee







Forward work programme


>>>View the Committee’s forward work programme<link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=15064</link>



Follow us on Twitter: @SeneddEAAL<link>https://twitter.com/SeneddEAAL</link>

Latest Updates about leaving the European Union (Brexit)<link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=16035</link>



The Committee was established on 28 June 2016.  On 15 September 2016 its remit was agreed as:


>>>to examine the implications for Wales of the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union and to ensure Welsh interests are safeguarded during the withdrawal process, in any new relationship with the European Union and in the intra-UK post-withdrawal arrangements for relevant policy, finance and legislation;

>>>to coordinate activity across Senedd committees in relation to point (a) above.

>>>to carry out the functions of the responsible committee under Standing Orders 21.8 to 21.11, with a consequential change to the remit of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee;

>>>to consider any other matter, including legislation, referred to it by the Business Committee.