Department for Exiting the European Union written question – answered on 22nd February 2018.

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Photo of Layla Moran Layla Moran Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Education)

To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what discussions he has had with his counterparts in the EU on UK Members of the European Parliament remaining members of that Parliament during any transition period after the UK has left the EU.

Photo of Robin Walker Robin Walker The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

The Secretary of State regularly meets with his counterparts in European Member States and the European Parliament. As the Prime Minister set out in her Florence Speech, the United Kingdom will cease to be a member of the European Union on the 29th March 2019 and we will no longer have Members of the European Parliament.

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