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

Wednesday 15 July 2020

Chris Walker, Co-Founder and Director, ChamberlainWalker Economics; Alex Stojanovic, Researcher, Institute for Government; Professor Catherine Barnard, Professor of European Union and Labour Law, University of CambridgeQ1–45

Charles Hammond, Chief Executive Officer, Forth Ports Authority; Simon Bird, Regional Director Humber, Associated British Ports; Karen Dee, Chief Executive, Airport Operators AssociationQ46–80

Wednesday 9 September 2020

Richard Ballantyne, Chief Executive Officer, British Ports Association; Andrew Carter, Chief Executive Officer, Centre for Cities; Councillor Kevin Bentley, Chair of the People and Places Board, Local Government AssociationQ81–115

Dr Anton Moiseienko, Research Fellow, Royal United Services Institute, Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies; Charlotte Morgan, Partner, Global Energy & Infrastructure Group, Linklaters LLPQ116–143

Wednesday 7 October 2020

Chris Starkie, CEO, New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership; Roger Pollen, Head of External Affairs, Federation of Small Business Northern Ireland; Roy MacGregor, Chairman, Global Energy Group; Tim Williams, CEO, Welsh Automotive ForumQ144–165

Aidan McMahon, Deputy Director, Strategic Policy Division, Department of Finance, Northern Ireland Executive; Ivan McKee MSP, Minister for Trade, Innovation and Public Finance, Scottish Government; Rebecca Evans MS, Minister for Finance and Trefnydd, Welsh GovernmentQ166–196

Wednesday 24 February 2021

Rt Hon Steve Barclay MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, HM Treasury; Luke Hall MP, Minister for Regional Growth and Local Government, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government; Rachel Campbell, Deputy Director, Regeneration and Urban Policy, Cities and Local Growth Unit, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local GovernmentQ197–257

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