Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union

On 23rd February 2017, the Seanad agreed to establish a Seanad Special Committee on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. The Committee will consider the implications for Ireland of the withdrawal with particular reference to the implications for the Irish economy; relations between the State and Northern Ireland; the citizenship rights of all the people of Northern Ireland; the Common Travel Area and the Border; agriculture and fisheries; transport, energy and communications; welfare, health and education; and such other related matters as the Committee may determine.

The Special Select Committee is expected to report to Seanad Éireann by the end of June 2017.
 
For the Committee's Terms of Reference, please click here:Terms of Reference

What's on this week

The next meeting of the Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union will be held on Thursday, 25 May 2017.  There will be 4 sessions for this meeting, as follows:

Session A: 10.00 a.m.

Engagement with Border Communities Against Brexit

Session B: 12 noon

Engagement with Dr Duncan Morrow, Director of Community Engagement, Ulster University

Session C: 2.30 p.m.

Engagement with Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB) [Ms Gina McIntyre, Chief Executive]

Session D: 3.15 p.m.

Engagement with Professor Christopher McCrudden, Professor of Human Rights and Equality Law, Queen's University Belfast

News from the Committee
 

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