European shipowners touched upon some key issues regarding Brexit in today’s public hearing in the European Parliament’s Transport committee’s hearing on the « Impact of Brexit on Maritime Transport ». ECSA’s Secretary General Martin Dorsman discussed the long term objectives for the European shipowners and said: “It is crucial that the EU remains a competitive location for shipping companies to do business. This means a level playing field and close EU-UK cooperation. We believe that the EU and UK should become champions of international rules and standards for shipping and global trade in general”.
At each meeting of the Committee on Constitutional Affairs there is an exchange of views on the constitutional relationship of the United Kingdom with the European Union: the consequences of the results of the referendum of 23 June 2016. During these exchange of views, the AFCO committee hears from various experts and policy makers.
Question for written answer to the Commission (Rule 130) by Clare Moody (S&D) and Ashley Fox (ECR) regarding the Withdrawal Agreement and the application of transition arrangements for Gibraltar.
Answer given by President Juncker on behalf of the Commission (Rule 130) by Raymond Finch (EFDD) regarding “Article 50”.