- On 17 July the Chair made a
statement in Plenary on the Committee’s priorities for
Brexit. His comments focussed on three areas of priority - Brexit
preparedness, particularly in terms of the implications for our
economy; the risk to devolution and the future of the union of the
United Kingdom; and the impact of Brexit on EU and EEA nationals
living in Wales.
- The Committee last met on Monday 15
July. The meeting can be seen on
- On 9 July 2019 the Committee launched
consultation into changes to freedom of movement after Brexit
– implications for Wales.
- On Wednesday 19 June, the Chair
wrote (PDF, 188KB) to the Counsel General and Brexit Minister
about Brexit preparedness in Wales.
- On Friday 24 May, the Committee
published its third report on international agreements:
Report on the agreement on trade in goods between Iceland, Norway
and the UK (PDF, 164KB).
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Committee was established on 28 June 2016. On 15 September 2016 its remit was
(a) to examine the implications for Wales of
the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union and to
ensure Welsh interests are safeguarded during the withdrawal
process, in any new relationship with the European Union and in the
intra-UK post-withdrawal arrangements for relevant policy, finance
(b) to coordinate activity across Assembly
committees in relation to point (a) above.
(c) to carry out the functions of the
responsible committee under Standing Orders 21.8 to 21.11, with a
consequential change to the remit of the Constitutional and
Legislative Affairs Committee;
(d) to consider any other matter, including
legislation, referred to it by the Business Committee.