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Workshops are organised by the policy departments and enable members to put questions to and exchange views with experts on subjects associated with parliamentary business or subjects of current interest. They are not necessarily held in public but may be held during a committee meeting.

09-11-2017 - Implications of 'Brexit' for the EU agri-food sector and the CAP

AGRI 14-11-2017 - 16:06
Wheat field with Brexit stamped on it

The workshop on 9 November 2017 was devoted to the highly topical issue of the impact of Brexit on the EU’s agri-food sector and on the CAP. It delved into 3 specific aspects of Brexit: (1) its impact on the CAP budget (2) its impact on EU-UK agricultural trade flows and (3) possible transitional arrangements in agriculture in light of the future EU-UK relationship.

An impressive array of experts was present to brief Members on these issues, including Ms Eulalia Rubio and Mr Jorg Haas from the Jacques Delors Institute, Ms Cecilia Bellora and Mr Jean Fouré from the Paris-based Centre for International Research and Economic Modelling (CIREM) and Mr Alan Matthews, Professor at Trinity College Dublin.

    Possible impact of Brexit on the EU budget and, in particular, CAP funding - Jacques Delors Institute
    EU – UK agricultural trade: State of play and possible impacts of Brexit - CIREM-CEPII
    Possible transitional arrangements related to agriculture in the light of the future EU – UK relationship: institutional issues - Trinity College Dublin