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Committee Details

External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee

Committee Details


  • On 13 February the Committee heard from the Rt Hon David Jones MP, Minister of State at the Department for Exiting the EU.
  • The Committee’s report on the implications for Wales of leaving the EU has been published. Read the full report (PDF 1MB).
  • On the 6 February, the Committee will hear from Carwyn Jones AM, First Minister of Wales for all the latest on the Welsh Government’s White Paper and the recent JMC(EN) meeting.
  • Read the Chair’s statement in response to the Supreme Court judgment on Article 50.
  • The Committee met on 23 January to hear evidence from Mark Drakeford AM, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government on the latest from the Joint-Ministerial Committee.
  • The Committee met on 16 January 2017. The meeting was held in private in order to discuss the Committee’s draft report as part of its work on implications for Wales of Britain exiting the European Union.
  • The Committee met on 12 December to discuss the key issues from its work on the implications for Wales of Britain exiting the European Union.


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The Committee was established on 28 June 2016.  On 15 September 2016 its remit was agreed as:

(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 and legislation;

(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.




Contact information

Clerk: Alun Davidson.

Postal address:
National Assembly for Wales
Cardiff Bay
CF99 1NA

Phone: 0300 200 6565


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