The EU External Affairs Sub-Committee of the House of Lords is holding evidence sessions on post-Brexit sanctions policy and defence / security cooperation with the EU. The inquiry will ask (inter alia) what advantages and disadvantages there would be to the UK cooperating with the EU on sanctions after Brexit. See previous blog on the inquiry here.
The Sub-Committee is taking evidence on 6 July from Baroness Ashton, former High Representative of the EU, former Foreign Secretary Lord Hague, former Secretary General of NATO Lord Robertson, and Council of State for Spain Ana Palacio. Details here. On 20 July the inquiry will hear from Maya Lester QC (of this blog) among others. Details here.
Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...See profile for Michael O'Kane >