Brexit and Wales
Latest Brexit activity at the Assembly
Updated 22 October 2018
This week, the External Affairs Committee are swapping their formal meeting slot with a full-day visit to London. They will meet a range of stakeholders as part of their work on Wales’s future relationship with Europe and the world.
In their meeting on Wednesday, the Children, Young People and Education Committee will be discussing the key issues of their inquiry into the impact of Brexit on Higher and Further Education. This blog post from the Research Service includes more details on the challenges and opportunities that Brexit poses for the Welsh higher and further education sectors.
On Thursday, the Interparliamentary Forum on Brexit will meet at the Assembly. The forum includes members of committees leading on Brexit at the Assembly, the Scottish Parliament, House of Commons and House of Lords. Officials from the Northern Ireland Assembly also attend. The forum provides an opportunity for our legislatures to work together on matters of common concern. In Thursday’s meeting, they will be looking at the types of formal arrangements that may be required in the future to make sure there is effective scrutiny of decisions made by governments across the UK in the future.
In September 2018, the Finance Committee published its report on preparations for replacing EU funding streams in Wales after the UK leaves the EU.
The committee is carrying out several pieces of work on the implications for Wales of the UK's withdrawal from the European Union.
The committee is working on various aspects of Brexit relating to its brief, including agriculture, the environment and fisheries.
The Children, Young People and Education committee are currently taking evidence on their inquiry into the impact of Brexit on this sector.
The Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee focuses on legislation, including the implications of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018.
Read the latest briefings put together for the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee on the process of withdrawal from the EU.
Find out about the latest debates on matters relating to Brexit in plenary.
Read the latest Brexit articles and analysis from our Research Service.
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