After a period of wrangling, the government has finally agreed that parliamentarians will have the power to scrutinize post-Brexit trade agreements. The creation of a formal framework for treaty scrutiny is a significant development for parliamentary oversight. But how did we get here? And what will this mean for parliament-government relations- and the government’s ability to negotiate trade deals outside of the EU- going forward? Join our expert panel to find out.
Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town
Chair of the International Agreements Committee, Labour Party
Former Secretary of State for Health Conservative Party
Special Adviser to the International Agreements Committee, Counsel, Hackett & Dabbs LLP
Senior Fellow, UK in a Changing Europe
Chair: Catherine Barnard
Deputy Director, UK in a Changing Europe