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Impact of Brexit negotiations on Scotland

14.09.2018

With the negotiations for the UK’s withdrawal entering a critical phase, the Scottish Parliament’s Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee has today launched a call for evidence.

Timetable for action to make Scotland a global leader in film production

28.06.2018

Broadcasters and government agencies need to improve how they support the screen industry in Scotland so the country can maximise the benefits of new funding streams and soaring global demand for content.

Chair of STV, Baroness Ford, must reconsider invitation to appear before Holyrood’s Culture Committee, says Joan McAlpine

19.06.2018

Chair of STV, Baroness Ford, must reconsider invitation to appear before Holyrood’s Culture Committee, says Joan McAlpine

Creative Scotland must urgently address its strategic failings says Holyrood’s Culture Committee

15.06.2018

Creative Scotland must urgently address its strategic failings following a catalogue of criticism from Scotland’s creative sector, says Holyrood’s Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee.

Radical rethink needed on Scotland’s new Screen Unit

05.05.2018

A Scottish Parliament committee is calling for a radical rethink on Scotland’s new Screen Unit to ensure it can help Scotland’s dynamic screen sector reach its full potential.

Scotland must find a way for Erasmus+ to continue post-Brexit, says Holyrood’s Europe and External Relations Committee

14.03.2018

Scotland must find a way for Erasmus+, the EU education and training programme to continue after Brexit, says Holyrood’s European and External Relations Committee.

‘Creative funding process completely unsatisfactory’ says Parliamentary Committee

22.02.2018

‘Completely unsatisfactory’ is the view of a Scottish Parliament Committee on hearing Creative Scotland’s response to questions about its Regular Funding process.

Plea for clarity over Brexit negotiations

07.02.2018

The Culture Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee has written to the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, David Davis MSP for a fifth time to ask him to give evidence on the UK Government’s position on Brexit.

Scottish Parliament’s Europe Committee visits Belfast and Dublin for Irish border discussions post-Brexit

22.01.2018

Holyrood’s Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee is in Dublin Monday (22 January – Tuesday 23 January) to continue its investigations into the Article 50 Withdrawal negotiations.

Senior MSPs to set out concerns at House of Lords talks on EU Withdrawal Bill

18.01.2018

Senior MSPs representing three Holyrood Committees will attend House of Lords talks on Thursday on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill and Brexit.

Challenges of future EU negotiations highlighted in report for the Parliament’s European Committee

20.12.2017

The complexity of the next phase of the Article 50 withdrawal negotiations and the subsequent negotiations on the UK’s future relationship with the EU are set out in research published by a Scottish Parliament committee.

Parliamentary Committees engage in inter-parliamentary dialogue on Brexit at Westminster

13.10.2017

Senior representatives of three Scottish Parliament Committees today participated in inter-parliamentary dialogue on Brexit related issues.

What’s your view on Scotland’s TV and Film Industry?

25.09.2017

The Scottish Parliament’s Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee are conducting an inquiry into Scotland’s TV and film industry.

Scottish Parliament's European Committee raises Scottish concerns over Brexit with Michel Barnier

11.09.2017

The Scottish Parliament's European Committee has raised Scottish concerns over Brexit with the EU's Chief Negotiator, Michel Barnier.

Holyrood’s European Committee to meet Michel Barnier

07.09.2017

The European Commission’s Chief Negotiator for the Brexit negotiations, Michel Barnier, will meet the Scottish Parliament’s European Committee next Monday (11 September 2017).

Parliamentary links reaffirmed by Holyrood delegation

10.07.2017

The Scottish Parliament’s Presiding Officer, Ken Macintosh MSP, is to lead a delegation to Munich on a trip to strengthen parliamentary ties and support economic, cultural and environmental links between Scotland and Bavaria.

MSPs in talks with European Politicians

22.06.2017

Members of the European Committee of the Regions are visiting Holyrood today to hold discussions with the Scottish Parliament’s European Committee.

Holyrood’s European Committee Seeks Views on the Implications of the Article 50 Negotiations for Scotland

21.06.2017

Scotland’s role in the Article 50 negotiations is to be examined by MSPs on the Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee, it was announced today.

Young people to have their say on Scotland’s future relations with Europe

25.04.2017

Young people from across Scotland are coming to the Scottish Parliament today (Tuesday 25 April) to have their say on what sort of future relations they would like to see between Scotland and the EU, after Brexit.

New research highlights significant international precedent for a bespoke immigration policy for Scotland

24.04.2017

New research for Holyrood’s European Committee highlights significant international precedent for Scotland having its own distinct immigration policy, in order to attract EU migrants and help meet its demographic and labour needs after Brexit.

Holyrood’s European Committee calls for a bespoke solution on Brexit

05.03.2017

Holyrood’s European Committee has called for a bespoke solution on Brexit that reflects Scotland’s majority vote to remain in the single market to be explored with the ‘EU 27’ in negotiations before and after the UK Government triggers Article 50.

Devolved legislatures agree areas of common concern on Brexit

03.03.2017

Joint talks on Brexit have been held today at the Scottish Parliament, with Members of the European committees of the Scottish Parliament, National Assembly for Wales and the London Assembly all participating.

European Committee calls for a bespoke immigration solution for Scotland

06.02.2017

Holyrood’s European Committee has called for the Scottish and UK governments to consider “a bespoke – or differentiated – solution for immigration policy in Scotland” after Brexit.

David Davis urged to appear before Holyrood committee

29.01.2017

The UK Government’s Brexit Minister, David Davis MP, must appear before Holyrood’s European Committee before EU withdrawal negotiations begin, says committee convener, Joan McAlpine MSP.

Tens of Thousands of Jobs At Risk Following ‘Hard Brexit’

06.10.2016

New research prepared by Strathclyde University’s Fraser of Allander Institute predicts a swathe of negative impacts on the Scottish economy in the years following the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union.

Access to the single market key in Brexit talks

12.09.2016

The Holyrood committee investigating the implications for Scotland of leaving the EU has published an initial report today, with access to the single market emerging as a key priority area for businesses and industry in Scotland.

Parliamentary committee calls for more detail on the impact of Brexit

01.08.2016

The Scottish Parliament Committee investigating the implications for Scotland leaving the EU has extended its inquiry and today issued a call for views in order to get more evidence on the impact of the vote.

European Committee Announces Line-up for Brexit Evidence

24.07.2016

Economists and business leaders from financial services, food and drink and higher education will this week come to Holyrood to outline the impact of the Brexit vote on Scotland.

European Committee in Brussels talks

19.07.2016

Members of the Scottish Parliament’s European and External Relations Committee have held a day of meetings in Brussels as they continue their examination of the implications of Brexit for Scotland.

European Committee in Brussels talks on the implications for Scotland of Brexit

17.07.2016

Members of the Scottish Parliament’s European and External Relations Committee will visit Brussels next Tuesday as they continue their examination of the implications of Brexit for Scotland.

EU referendum: implications for Scotland to be investigated by parliamentary committee

30.06.2016

The Scottish Parliament’s European and External Relations Committee will work during the summer recess this year to examine the implications of Brexit on Scotland.

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