Inquiry - Article 50


About the Inquiry

An inquiry to monitor and scrutinise the Article 50 withdrawal negotiations and their implications for Scotland.


Call for evidence (closed)

The Committee issued a call for evidence on 20 June 2017. The closing date for submissions was 18 August 2017. 

Or, view the call for evidence in Adobe Spark

Written evidence

Read the evidence received by the Committee (link)

Visits and Events

The Committee visited Brussels on 22 September 2017 to meet Mr Michel Barnier, the Chief Negotiator, Taskforce on Article 50 negotiations with the United Kingdom. A summary of the discussion is contained in the note of the meeting:


Following the meeting on 2 November 2017, the Convener wrote to the Secretary of State for Scotland to request further detail on issues raised at the meeting. Read the letter and the response here:

Committee Briefings

The Committee commissioned Dr Tobias Lock to provide a briefing on the legal and political process for agreeing the future relationship between the EU and the UK and any transitional agreement. Read the paper: 

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