Business: Northern Ireland

Department for Exiting the European Union written question – answered on 3rd July 2018.

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Photo of David Simpson David Simpson Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, how many business owners he met during his visit to the Northern Ireland border in April 2018.

Photo of Robin Walker Robin Walker The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

Details of formal Ministerial meetings on Departmental business are published in the Department’s Quarterly Transparency Returns, which are publicly available on GOV.UK.

The Secretary of State undertook a private, low-key visit to Northern Ireland on 23 April to deepen his understanding of one of the key issues of Brexit. He met a range of stakeholders in Northern Ireland, including representatives from the agriculture and agrifood sectors and assured them that the Government will uphold our commitments made to the people of Northern Ireland and the Belfast Agreement.

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