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Ministerial Forum (EU Negotiations) communique: February 2019

Published: 25 Feb 2019
Date of meeting: 25 Feb 2019
Location: Cathays Park, Cardiff

Communique agreed at the meeting of the Ministerial Forum (EU Negotiations) on 25 February 2019. 

Published:
25 Feb 2019
Ministerial Forum (EU Negotiations) communique: February 2019

The eighth meeting of the Ministerial Forum (EU Negotiations) was held today in Cathays Park, Cardiff and was chaired by the Minister for the Constitution, Chloe Smith MP, and the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Exiting the EU, Robin Walker MP.

Attendees and apologies

From the UK 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
  • the Minister for Digital and the Creative Industries, Margot James MP

From the Scottish Government:

  • the Minister for Parliamentary Business and Veterans, Graeme Dey MSP

From the Welsh Government:

  • Counsel General and Brexit Minister, Jeremy Miles AM

In the absence of Ministers from the Northern Ireland Executive, a senior official from the Northern Ireland Civil Service, was also in attendance.

Items and actions

The principal agenda items at the meeting were:

  • an update and discussion on the UK’s exit from the EU
  • a discussion on data issues, including the protection of personal data in the context of our future relationship with the EU
  • a discussion on the role of the Ministerial Forum in the next phase of negotiations

Contact

EU Strategy and Negotiation Unit 

Telephone: 0300 244 4000