BIC Social Inclusion Ministerial meeting to be hosted by the Welsh Government.

17 October 2022

This week, the British-Irish Council Social Inclusion work sector will hold a Ministerial meeting hosted by the Welsh Government. The meeting will be jointly chaired by Vaughan Gething MS, Minister for Economy, Welsh Government; and Tom Arthur MSP, Minister for Public Finance, Planning and Community Wealth, Scottish Government.

In recent years, officials from the Social Inclusion work sector have shared their learning, perspectives and experiences in developing and supporting Social Enterprise sectors across the BIC Member Administrations.

At the meeting, Ministers will consider topics including Social Value and Procurement, Youth Social Entrepreneurship, awareness raising and the contribution of Social Enterprises to building fairer and more equal societies.

Ministers will also consider a plan for the future focus of the work sector, considering the role of Social Enterprises in building sustainable communities and resilient local economies and the potential contribution to addressing climate change.


BIC Secretariat

17 October 2022