Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO)

Department for Work and Pensions written statement – made on 4th November 2019.

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Photo of Mims Davies Mims Davies The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

The UK did not attend the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO) in Brussels on 24 October 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.

This statement has also been made in the House of Lords: HLWS72