Ministerial Forum (EU Negotiations) communique: May 2018

Joint communique issued by the Ministerial Forum (EU Negotiations) which took place on 24 May 2018

Attendees and apologies

From HM Government

  • the Minister for the Constitution, Chloe Smith MP
  • the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Exiting the EU, Robin Walker MP

From the Scottish Government

  • the Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland’s Place in Europe, Michael Russell MSP
  • the Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs, Annabelle Ewing MSP

From the Welsh Government

  • the Minister for Housing and Regeneration, Rebecca Evans AM

Dr Andrew McCormick, Director General, the Executive Office, attended the meeting in the absence of a Northern Ireland Executive.

Items and actions

The two principal agenda items at the meeting were the White Paper on the Framework for the UK’s Future Relationship with the EU, and the Ministerial Forum in Practice and Forward Plan.

New Ministerial Forum (JMC(EN)) 20180524.pdf


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