Meeting of the Withdrawal Agreement Joint Committee

Cabinet Office written statement – made on 14th October 2020.

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Photo of Michael Gove Michael Gove Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

The next meeting of the Withdrawal Agreement Joint Committee will take place in London on 19 October 2020, with delegations attending in person and by video conference.

The meeting will be co-chaired by the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, and Vice President of the European Commission, Mr Maroš Šefcovic.

The agenda will include four items:

1. Introduction and opening remarks from co-chairs

1.1. Stocktake of recent Specialised Committee meetings

1.2. Future Specialised Committee meetings

2. Update on Withdrawal Agreement Implementation

2.1. Citizens’ rights

2.1.1. Joint Implementation Report

2.1.2. Progress on Joint Committee Decision on triangulation

2.2. Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland

2.2.1. Progress on Joint Committee Decisions foreseen by the Protocol

2.2.2. Progress on Joint Committee Decision on correction of errors and omissions

2.3. Dispute settlement – Discussion on progress on Joint Committee Decision on the establishment of a list of arbitrators

3. AOB

4. Concluding remarks

The UK delegation will include:

  • Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Rt Hon Michael Gove MP
  • The Paymaster General, Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP

Representatives from the Northern Ireland Executive have been invited to form part of the UK delegation.