Commons clears Crimea sanctions & notes EU “indifference” to UK scrutiny

The House of Commons European Scrutiny Committee has cleared the EU’s decision to extend its trade sanctions relating to Crimea & Sevastopol, imposed after Russia annexed Crimea in 2014, until 23 June 2017. The Government made clear to the Committee that it supports the continuation of these measures. The Committee noted the comments of Minister for Trade and Investment Lord...

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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