Cardiff academic gives evidence at House of Lords inquiry
9 November 2015
This October Dr Jo Hunt, Reader at Cardiff School of Law and Politics gave oral evidence to the House of Lords EU Committee. The House of Lords is currently undertaking an inquiry entitled ‘Visions of EU reform’ and the Select Committee had travelled to Wales to receive evidence at the Senedd.
The UK Government is seeking to renegotiate the existing terms of the UKs membership of the EU and is proposing a range of reforms in respect to the EU and how it operates. These reform renegotiations will precede the critical referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU, which will take place by the end of 2017.
The inquiry started with an evidence session on Monday 19 October which heard the views of the First Minister of Wales, Rt Hon Carwyn Jones, AM ,the Welsh Assembly Constitutional and Legal Affairs Committee, EU Funding Ambassador Dr Hywel Ceri Jones and Dr Jo Hunt who is also ESRC Senior Fellow of the UK in a Changing Europe Initiative.
Should you wish to find out more, the evidence session is available to watch at Parlimentlive.tv.