General Affairs Council, September 2019

Department for Exiting the European Union written statement – made on 3rd October 2019.

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Photo of Lord Callanan Lord Callanan Minister of State (Department for Exiting the European Union)

The UK did not attend the General Affairs Council (GAC) in Brussels on 16 September 2019.

The UK Government has decided that from 1 September until exit day, UK Ministers and officials will only attend EU meetings where the UK has a significant national interest in the outcome of the discussions.