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The European Affairs Committee

The European Affairs Committee was appointed to consider matters relating to the United Kingdom’s relationship with the European Union and the European Economic Area, including the implementation and governance structures of any agreements between the United Kingdom and the European Union; to consider European Union documents deposited in the House by a minister; and to support the House as appropriate in interparliamentary cooperation with the European Parliament and the Member States of the European Union.


The Members of the European Affairs Select Committee are:

Baroness Couttie

Earl of Kinnoull (Chair)

Lord Purvis of Tweed

Lord Faulkner of Worcester

Baroness Jolly

Viscount Trenchard

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock

Lord Lamont of Lerwick

Lord Tugendhat

Lord Hannay of Chiswick

Lord Liddle

Lord Wood of Anfield

Lord Jay of Ewelme

Further information

Publications, press notices, details of membership, forthcoming meeting and other information is available at:

General information about the House of Lords and its Committees are available at:

Committee Staff

The current staff of the Committee are Simon Pook (Clerk), Dominic Walsh (Policy Analyst), Tim Mitchell (European Legal Adviser) and Samuel Lomas (Committee Operations Officer).

Contact Details

All correspondence should be addressed the European Affairs Committee, Committee Office, House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW. Telephone 020 7219 6083. Email


You can follow the Committee on Twitter: @LordsEuCom

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