House of Lords Select Committee Visit Brussels.

House of Lords

On Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 February, the House of Lords EU Select Committee travels to Brussels to continue its scrutiny of Brexit negotiations. The Committee will separately meet:

  • Michel Barnier, EU Chief Brexit Negotiator
  • Guy Vehofstadt MEP, European Parliament Chief Brexit Negotiator


The subjects for discussion will include:

  • Progress made in the Brexit negotiations so far
  • EU citizens’ rights in the UK, and UK citizens’ rights in the EU
  • Key principles of any transitional agreement
  • Practical implications for the Irish border following the phase one agreement
  • Structure of phase two negotiations

Although the meetings will be held in private, verbatim transcripts will be taken and will be published on the Committee website in the coming days. We will keep the website up to date as developments emerge.

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