Joint Ministerial Committee on EU Negotiations

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 28th September 2017.

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To ask Her Majesty's Government on which dates the Joint Ministerial Committee on EU negotiations has met in 2017 to date; and which ministers attended on behalf of (a) the UK Government, and (b) the devolved administrations.

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The Joint Ministerial Committee on EU Negotiations [JMC(EN)] met in 2017 on 19 January and 8 February.

On 19 January 2017, the following ministers attended:

a. On behalf of the UK Government: The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon James Brokenshire; The Secretary of State for Scotland, Rt Hon David Mundell MP; The Secretary of State for Wales, Rt Hon Alun Cairns MP; The Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Rt Hon David Gauke; Minister of State for Europe and the Americas in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Rt Hon Alan Duncan MP; Minister for Cabinet Office, Rt Hon Ben Gummer MP; and Minister of State for the Department for Exiting the EU, Rt Hon David Jones MP. b. On behalf of the devolved administrations: from the Scottish Government, The Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland’s Place in Europe, Mike Russell MSP; from the Welsh Government, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government, Mark Drakeford AM; and from the Northern Ireland Executive, Minister for Infrastructure, Chris Hazzard MLA and Junior Minister, The Executive Office, Alastair Ross MLA.

On 8 February 2017, the following ministers attended:

a. On behalf of the UK Government: The Secretary of State for the Department for Exiting the European Union, Rt Hon David Davis MP; The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon James Brokenshire; The Secretary of State for Scotland, Rt Hon David Mundell MP; The Secretary of State for Wales, Rt Hon Alun Cairns MP; Minister of State for Europe and the Americas in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Rt Hon Alan Duncan MP; Minister for Cabinet Office, Rt Hon Ben Gummer MP; Minister of State for the Department for Exiting the EU, Rt Hon David Jones MP; Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP. b. On behalf of the devolved administrations: from the Scottish Government, The Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland’s Place in Europe, Mike Russell MSP; from the Welsh Government, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government, Mark Drakeford AM; and from the Northern Ireland Executive, Minister for Finance, Máirtín Ó Muilleoir MLA and Junior Minister, The Executive Office, Alastair Ross MLA.

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