Exchange of views with Mr. Guy Verhofstadt: Motion

I move:

That, notwithstanding anything in Standing Orders, two or more Joint Committees, in accordance with their orders of reference, may hold a joint meeting or meetings in this Seanad for an exchange of views with Mr. Guy Verhofstadt, European Parliament coordinator in relation to the United Kingdom's decision to withdraw from the European Union, as notified under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union on 29 March 2017: Provided that the Ceann Comhairle may act as Chairperson for the purposes of the meeting and may make an opening statement; Provided further that the Cathaoirleach may make a closing statement at the end of the meeting."

Question put and agreed to.