House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee investigates Brexit implications

The House of Commons Select Committee on Foreign Affairs has commenced an inquiry into the implications of leaving the EU, including the UK’s role in the world.

The terms of reference on the Committee’s website welcome submissions addressing:

  • The type of relationship that the UK, its Crown Dependencies and its Overseas Territories should seek to pursue with the EU in future
  • The implications of the decision for the UK’s strategic orientation, global posture, alliances and international trade
  • The Government’s management of negotiations to determine the terms of the UK’s exit from the EU, including their political direction and the structures and resources to be put in place to orchestrate the transition
  • The work of the FCO in the transition process, both in negotiations with the EU and in managing the UK’s broader global role including trade agreements.

The enquiry homepage, where written submissions can be made, is here. Evidence taken on 28 June can be read here or streamed here, and evidence taken today (5 July) can be streamed here.