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The Oireachtas Joint Committee on European Union Affairs will discuss Brexit legislation with the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence Simon Coveney at a meeting in Leinster House, tomorrow, Wednesday, 7 October at 9am.

The Minister will brief the Committee of TDs and Senators on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2020.

Speaking before the meeting, Committee Chair, Joe McHugh TD said “This legislation seeks to address a wide range of complex issues, in areas like healthcare and taxation, that may arise at the end of the Brexit transition period.

“Protecting citizens, supporting the economy, enterprise and jobs are among the broad themes of the Bill. The legislation also includes provisions for maintaining the Common Travel Area and supporting North-South cooperation, particularly in the areas of healthcare, transport, energy and education.

 “The Committee welcomes Minister Coveney’s attendance at the meeting to engage with Members on this Bill.”

 View the Committee’s membership here. 

The Committee is meeting in Committee Room 3. Watch the meeting live.

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Committee membership

Teachtaí

Sinn Féin

Fianna Fáil

Independent

Fianna Fáil

Labour Party

Joe McHugh - Cathaoirleach

Fine Gael

Seanadóirí

Fianna Fáil

Fine Gael

Independent

Green Party

Independent