British Irish Council

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 5th July 2018.

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Photo of Conor McGinn Conor McGinn Labour, St Helens North

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, which Government Ministers have attended which plenaries of the British Irish Council since 2010.

Photo of David Lidington David Lidington Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Minister of State (Cabinet Office)

The UK Government Ministers in attendance at each of the British-Irish Council Summits that have taken place since 2010 are listed below.

Date / location of Summit

UK Government Ministers in attendance

25 June 2010, Guernsey

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt. Hon. Owen Paterson MP Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change, Mr. Charles Hendry MP

13 December 2010, Isle of Man

Deputy Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Nick Clegg MP Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt. Hon. Owen Paterson MP

20 June 2011, London

Deputy Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Nick Clegg MP Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt. Hon. Owen Paterson MP Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change, Mr. Charles Hendry MP Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, Mr. David Gauke MP

13 January 2012, Dublin

Deputy Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Nick Clegg MP Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt. Hon. Owen Paterson MP

22 June 2012, Stirling Castle, Scotland

Secretary of State for Scotland, Rt. Hon Michael Moore MP Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Rt. Hon. Edward Davey MP Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt. Hon. Owen Paterson MP

26 November 2012, Cardiff

Secretary of State for Wales, Rt. Hon David Jones MP Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt. Hon. Theresa Villiers MP

21 June 2013, Derry~ Londonderry

Deputy Prime Minister, Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change, Baroness Sandip Verma

15 November 2013, Jersey

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP Minister of Justice, Rt Hon Lord McNally

13 June 2014, Guernsey

Deputy Prime Minister, Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, Mr Robert Goodwill MP

28 November 2014, Isle of Man

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General, Rt Hon Francis Maude MP

19 June 2015, Dublin

Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP Minister of State for Policing, Criminal Justice and Victims, Rt Hon Mike Penning MP

27 November 2015, London

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Lord Gardiner of Kimble

17 June 2016, Glasgow

Secretary of State for Scotland, Rt Hon David Mundell MP Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP Minister of State for Community and Social Care, Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP

22 July 2016, Cardiff

Secretary of State for Wales, Rt Hon Alun Cairns MP Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP Minister of State for the Department for Exiting the European Union, Rt Hon David Jones MP Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Scotland and Northern Ireland, Lord Dunlop

25 November 2016, Cardiff

Secretary of State for Wales, Rt Hon Alun Cairns MP Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Exiting the European Union, Mr Robin Walker MP Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Women, Equalities and Early Years Ms Caroline Dinenage MP

10 November 2017, Jersey

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Exiting the European Union Robin Walker MP Parliamentary Secretary and Minister for Government Resilience and Efficiency Caroline Nokes MP

22 June 2018, Guernsey

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, Rt Hon David Lidington MP Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon Karen Bradley MP Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Exiting the EU, Robin Walker MP Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Rural Affairs and Biosecurity, Lord Gardiner of Kimble

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