The government is carrying out a review of the balance of competences between the EU and the UK. This is an audit of what the EU does and how it affects the UK.
This call for evidence concerns the Foreign Policy Report led by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. This includes defence and civil protection Issues. Consular issues will be covered in the Citizenship report in 4th semester. For more information on the process of the review, please see the detailed guide Review of the balance of competences.
The objectives of the Foreign Policy Report are:
- to explore the current state of competence between the EU and Member States in foreign policy (Common Foreign and Security Policy, Common Security and Defence Policy, and broad issues arising from EU external action pursuant to The Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union in areas such as trade, development and the environment).
- to explore the current state of competence in Civil Protection.
The closing date for this call for evidence is 28 February 2013.