Brexit: Powers of EU-UK Joint Committee - Statement

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:39 pm on 20th March 2019.

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Photo of Baroness Smith of Newnham Baroness Smith of Newnham Liberal Democrat 3:39 pm, 20th March 2019

My Lords, I understand that at least one government Minister seems reluctant to give evidence to your Lordships’ Economic Affairs Committee. If there is precedent for Ministers being reluctant to give evidence, there is a valid question about how we make sure that anyone representing the country on the joint ministerial committee can be made to give evidence.