Members on the Foreign Affairs and International Trade Committees will debate the new EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement on Thursday at 10.00 CET.
The joint meeting of the lead committees will intensify the democratic parliamentary scrutiny process for the new EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement reached by EU and British negotiators on 24 December.
The two committees will in due course vote on the consent proposal prepared by the two standing rapporteurs Christophe Hansen (EPP, Luxembourg) and Kati Piri (S&D, The Netherlands), to allow for a plenary vote before the end of the provisional application of the agreement.
When: Thursday, 14 January, at 10.00 CET.
Where: Room 6Q2 in Parliament’s Antall building in Brussels and remote participation.
You can follow it live here. (10.00-12.00 CET).
Here is the agenda.
MEPs on the International Trade Committee held a first meeting on the new EU-UK deal on Monday 11 January, during which they promised thorough scrutiny of the agreement.
Read more here. Trade MEPs promise thorough scrutiny of the EU-UK agreement. Trade MEPs on Monday welcomed the achievements of the agreement between the EU and the UK but promised detailed scrutiny of the deal before a consent decision.
Press Release, European Parliament, Press room , January 13, 2021. Source: https://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/press-room/20210111IPR95310/eu-uk-future-relations-meps-to-debate-the-agreement-reached-on-24-december
Republished by Intell News Romania in English on January 17, 2021.