Brexit: Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Office written question – answered on 21st September 2020.

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Photo of Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick Non-affiliated

To ask Her Majesty's Government what recent discussions they have had with the Northern Ireland Executive on the UK’s approach to implementing the Northern Ireland Protocol contained UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement.

Photo of Viscount Younger of Leckie Viscount Younger of Leckie Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and Minister of State both engage regularly with representatives from across the Northern Ireland Executive, as do ministers from across Government.

This includes via meetings of the Withdrawal Agreement Joint and Specialised Committees, as committed to in the New Decade, New Approach deal, as well as meetings of the Business Engagement Forum which was committed to in the Command Paper of 20 May.

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