International Agreements Committee
Working practices: one year on

7th Report of Session 2021-22 - published 17 September 2021 - HL Paper 75


Chapter 1: Introduction

This inquiry


Chapter 2: Progress since the Committee’s first Working Practices Report

Our review of scrutiny criteria and debate requests

Scrutiny of Free Trade Agreements

Incremental scrutiny commitments: a need for consolidation

UK Government engagement with other stakeholders

Scrutiny of other agreements

Outstanding issues from our previous inquiry

Consultation with the devolved administrations and legislatures

Amendments to international agreements

Memoranda of Understanding (or non-legally binding agreements)

The sequencing of implementing legislation

Chapter 3: Looking forward

Summary of conclusions and recommendations

Appendix 1: List of Members, declarations of interest and Committee staff

Appendix 2: Draft Concordat on scrutiny of Free Trade Agreements

Box 1: Proposals for further agreement

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