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MEPs will meet on Thursday with the EC Task Force for Relations with the UK to discuss relevant points of the recently finalised Trade and Cooperation Agreement.

MEPs will discuss issues within the Committee’s remit concerning the conclusion of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement with the United Kingdom. These may include institutional matters (including the negotiation and consent process itself) and how the new text compares to the legally binding Withdrawal Agreement. They will also exchange views on security procedures relating to the exchange and protection of classified information.


When: Thursday 14 January 2021, 10.00 – 12.00

Where: European Parliament in Brussels, Αltiero Spinelli building, room 3E2 & via remote participation.


You can follow the meeting live.

Background

A deal was reached on 24 December 2020 between the EU and the United Kingdom on a Trade and Cooperation Agreement, which is provisionally applied on an exceptional basis since 1 January 2021. MEPs are reviewing each aspect of the text in their respective committees, so that the full House can make a decision on whether to consent to the Agreement.