British-Irish Council: Summit

Part of Ministerial Statements – in the Northern Ireland Assembly at 10:45 am on 30th November 2021.

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Photo of Jim Allister Jim Allister Traditional Unionist Voice 10:45 am, 30th November 2021

I note the passing reference to strengthening the secretariat of the British-Irish Council. After more than 20 years of its existence, we will now have a senior officials group. What is the full-time complement of the secretariat of the British-Irish Council, and how does it compare with the full-time complement of the North/South Ministerial Council?