Thursday, 7 September 2017
The Secretary of State was asked—
What discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on plans for the House to vote on continued UK membership of the EEA.
What assessment the Government have made of the potential effect of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill on (a) workers’ rights and (b) environmental protection.
What assessment he has made of the progress during negotiations on reaching agreement on the future status of EU citizens in the UK and UK nationals in the EU27 after the UK has left the EU.
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on support for farmers after the UK leaves the EU.
What recent assessment he has made of the potential effect on (a) the economy and (b) employment levels of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.
Whether the Government plan to continue to apply the Dublin III Regulation after the UK leaves the EU.
What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the maintenance of UK food safety standards after the UK leaves the EU.
What steps his Department is taking to ensure a flexible approach in the Government’s negotiations on the UK leaving the EU.
What discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on changes to VAT rates after the UK leaves the EU.
What discussions his Department has had with universities on their priorities for the negotiations on the UK leaving the EU.
If he will include within the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill proposals for a mechanism to ensure that UK workers' rights and protections remain in line with EU rights and protections after the...
What steps the Government are taking to ensure that the timetable for the UK leaving the EU is met.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Will the Leader of the House please give us the forthcoming business?
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Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Rebecca Harris.)
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