Negotiation of the Future Relationship between the European Union and the UK Government


About the Inquiry

An inquiry to monitor and scrutinise the negotiations of the future relationship between the European Union and the UK Government and their implications for Scotland.


Prior to the commencement of the inquiry, the Committee held evidence sessions on the Withdrawal Agreement and negotiation of the future relationship on the following dates:

23 January 2020

The Committee took evidence from Dr Fabian Zuleeg, Chief Executive and Chief Economist, European Policy Centre; Charles Grant, Director, Centre for European Reform; Dame Mariot Leslie, Former UK Diplomat and Member of the First Minister's Standing Council on Europe; and Professor Anand Menon, Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs, Kings College London.

20 February 2020

The Committee took evidence from Michael Russell, Cabinet Secretary for the Constitution, Europe and External Affairs and David Barnes, Head of EU Exit Strategy and Negotiations, Scottish Government.

5 March 2020

The Committee will take evidence from Rt Hon Alister Jack, Secretary of State for Scotland; Gillian McGregor CBE, Director and Nick Leake, Deputy Director, Policy, Office of the Secretary of State for Scotland.

The Committee will take further evidence as part of its inquiry in due course.

Briefing Papers

The Committee’s adviser on International Trade has produced a paper detailing the International Agreements the UK Government has entered into as of March 2020:

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