Policy & Regulation

UK lords launch new inquiry into Brexit and energy

The UK’s House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee has launched a short inquiry into the implications of Brexit for UK energy security.
By Staff reporter 12 July 2017 0 26742

The UK’s House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee has launched a short inquiry into the implications of Brexit for UK energy security.

The inquiry will seek to highlight the issues the government will need to consider when developing a new energy relationship with the EU, according to a statement from the house.

"The UK and the EU have common energy needs, and rely on common rules and an energy market to help ensure a secure energy supply. Leaving the EU exposes the UK energy system...