The progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU withdrawal (June to September 2018) Contents

Witnesses

The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Wednesday 25 October 2017

Rt Hon David Davis MP, Secretary of State, Department for Exiting the European Union

Q1–153

Wednesday 29 November 2017

Peter Hardwick, Head of Exports, Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board; James Hookham, Deputy Chief Executive, Freight Transport Association; Sian Thomas, Communications Manager, Fresh Produce Consortium; Duncan Brock, CIPS Group Director, Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

Q154–188

Jon Thompson, Chief Executive and Permanent Secretary, HM Revenue and Customs; John Bourne, Policy Director of Animal and Plant Health, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Richard Everitt, Chairman, Port of Dover; Richard Ballantyne, Chief Executive, British Ports Association

Q189–251

Wednesday 7 December 2017

Simon York, Director, HMRC Fraud Investigation Service; Mike O’Grady, Deputy Head, Organised Crime Operations North, HMRC Fraud Investigation Service; Deputy Chief Constable Drew Harris, PSNI; and Assistant Chief Constable Stephen Martin, Head of Crime Operations, PSNI

Q252–301

Wednesday 13 December 2017

Professor Alexander Türk, Professor of Law, King’s College London; John Cassels, Partner, Competition, Regulatory and Trade Law, Fieldfisher LLP; and Dr Scott Steedman, Director of Standards, BSI and Vice President (policy), International Standards Organisation

Q302–324

Katherine Bennett, Senior Vice President, Airbus UK; Rod Ainsworth, Director of Regulatory and Legal Strategy, Food Standards Agency; Angela Hepworth, Director of Corporate Policy and Regulation, EDF UK; and Dr Ian Hudson, Chief Executive, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Q325–375

Wednesday 20 December 2017

Professor Michael Dougan, Professor of European Law and Jean Monnet Chair in EU Law, University of Liverpool; Professor Anand Menon, Director, UK in a Changing Europe; Stephen Booth, Director of Policy and Research, Open Europe

Q376–454

Wednesday 10 January 2018

Professor Richard Whitman, Head of School, Professor Politics and International Relations, University of Kent; Fredrik Erixon, Director, European Centre for International Political Economy; Dr Stephen Woolcock, Associate Professor in International Relations, London School of Economics

Q455–545

Wednesday 17 January 2018

Christophe Bondy, Public International Lawyer at Cooley (UK) LLP and former senior counsel to Canada on the CETA negotiations; Dr Lorand Bartels, University of Cambridge and Senior Counsel, Linklaters; William Swords, President, UK-Canada Chamber of Commerce

Q546–633

Wednesday 18 January 2018

Professor Greg Hannon, Director, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute; Professor Eilís Ferran, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Institutional International Relations, Cambridge University; Dr Andy Williams, Vice President Cambridge Strategy & Operations, AstraZeneca; and Michael Lawrence, Business Development Director, Deimos Space UK

Q634–690

Wednesday 24 January 2018

Rt Hon David Davis MP, Secretary of State, Department for Exiting the European Union

Q691–835

Wednesday 31 January 2018

Dmytro Tupchiienko, Data Protection Lawyer, EY, London; Michael Emerson, Associate Senior Research Fellow, Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels; Dr Tamara Kovziridze, Co-founder, Reformatics, Tbilisi

Q836–905

Wednesday 6 February 2018

John Springford, Deputy Director, Centre for European Reform; Professor Clive Church, Emeritus Professor of European Studies, University of Kent; and Professor René Schwok, University of Geneva

Q906–964

Wednesday 7 February 2018

Professor George Yarrow, Chair of the Regulatory Policy Institute, Emeritus Fellow, Hertford College, Oxford, and visiting professor; Ulf Sverdrup, Director, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs; and Professor Alla Pozdnakova, Law Faculty, University of Oslo

Q965–1022

Professor Carl Baudenbacher, Judge of the EFTA Court

Q1023–1048

Wednesday 21 February 2018

Emanuel Adam, Director of Policy and Trade, BritishAmerican Business; Dr Peter Holmes, Reader in Economics, University of Sussex; Dr Pinar Artiran, Assistant Professor, Bilgi University, Istanbul; Sam Lowe, Research Fellow, Centre for European Reforma

Q1049–1100

Wednesday 27 February 2018

Pascal Lamy, former Director-General, World Trade Organization

Q1101–1162

Tuesday 20 March 2018

Dr Lars Karlsson, President of KGH Border Services, former Director of World Customs Organisation, Deputy Director General of Swedish Customs

Q1163–1197

Wednesday 21 March 2018

David Campbell-Bannerman MEP

Q1198–1240

Jessica Gladstone, Partner, Clifford Chance LLP; David Henig, UK Trade Policy Specialist

Q1241–1284

Thursday 22 March 2018

Iona Crawford, Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; Sally Jones, Director for International Trade Policy, Deloitte; Mike Regnier, Chief Executive, Yorkshire Building Society; and Glynn Robinson, Managing Director, BJSS

Q1285–1310

Thursday 19 April 2018

Andrew Bailey, Chief Executive, Financial Conduct Authority, and Sam Woods, Deputy Governor Prudential Regulation, Bank of England

Q1311–1339

Huw Evans, Director General, Association of British Insurers, Chris Cummings, Chief Executive, the Investment Association, Stephen Jones, CEO of UK Finance, and Nikhil Rathi, CEO of London Stock Exchange Plc and Director of International Development

Q1340–1377

Thursday 25 April 2018

Rt Hon David Davis MP, Secretary of State, Department for Exiting the European Union

Q1378–1488

Wednesday 2 May 2018

Jill Barrett, Visiting Reader, Queen Mary University Law School; Sir Jonathan Faull, former Director General, European Commission; Agata Gostynska-Jakubowska, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for European Reform; Lord Lisvane, former Clerk, House of Commons

Q1489–1561

Wednesday 9 May 2018

Giles Derrington, Head of Policy: Brexit, International and Economics, techUK; Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner; Stephen Hurley, Head of Brexit Planning and Policy, British Telecom; James Mullock, Partner, Bird & Bird

Q1562–1633

Dr Bleddyn Bowen, University of Leicester; Colin Paynter, Managing Director, Airbus Defence and Space UK; Patrick Norris, Secretary of the European Affairs Group, UK Space

Q1634–1692

Wednesday 16 May 2018

Dr Sarah Main, Executive Director, Campaign for Science and Engineering; Dr Beth Thompson MBE, Head of Policy (UK and EU), Wellcome Trust; Professor Richard Brook OBE, President, Association for Innovation, Research and Technology Organisations; Professor Michael Arthur, Chair, EU Advisory Group, Russell Group

Q1693–1758

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Suella Braverman MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Exiting the European Union, and Mr Robin Walker MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Exiting the European Union

Q1759–1908

Wednesday 6 June 2018

Nicholas Hatton, Co-Chair, the3million; Anne-Laure Donskoy, Co-Chair, the3million; Barbara Drozdowicz, Chief Executive Officer, East European Resource Centre; Dr Mary Tilki, Member and former Chair, Irish in Britain; Catherine Hennessy, Trustee, Irish in Britain

Q1909–1954

Fiona Godfrey, Chair, British Immigrants Living in Luxembourg, and Deputy Chair, British in Europe; Jane Golding, Co-Chair, British in Germany, and Chair, British in Europe; Michael Harris, Chair, EuroCitizens, Spain; Kalba Meadows, Founder, Remain in France Together

Q1955–1996

Wednesday 20 June 2018

Guy Verhofstadt MEP, Brexit Co-ordinator and Chair of the Brexit Steering Group, European Parliament

Q1997–2141

Wednesday 11 July 2018 AM

Allie Renison, Head of Europe and Trade Policy, Institute of Directors; Henry Newman, Director, Open Europe; and Michael Dougan, Professor of European Law and Jean Monnet Chair in EU Law, University of Liverpool

Q2142–2200

Wednesday 11 July 2018 PM

Rt Hon Caroline Nokes MP, Minister of State for Immigration; Simon Bond, Strategy Director, Board of Immigration and Citizen System and Europe Director; and Mark Doran, Deputy Director, EU Exit Immigration Strategy

Q2201–2309

Tuesday 24 July 2018 AM

Huw Evans, Director General, Association of British Insurers; Catherine McGuinness, Chair, Policy and Resources Committee, City of London Corporation; Adam Minns, Executive Director, Commercial Broadcasters Association; Giles Derrington, Head of Policy, Exiting the European Union, techUK

Q2310–2382

Tuesday 24 July 2018 PM

Rt Hon Dominic Raab MP, Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, and Oliver Robbins, Prime Minister’s Europe Advisor, Cabinet Office

Q2383–2536

Monday 3 September 2018

Michel Barnier, Chief Negotiator, European Commission, and Sabine Weyand, Deputy Chief Negotiator, European Commission

Q2537–2563

Tuesday 4 September 2018

Philip Rycroft, Head of UK Governance Group and Permanent Secretary, Department for Exiting the EU

Q2564–2685





Published: 18 September 2018