The British-Irish Council held its 30th Summit meeting today hosted by the Government of Guernsey. The heads of delegation were welcomed to the St Pierre Park Hotel by the Chief Minister of Guernsey, Deputy Gavin St Pier, on behalf of the Government of Guernsey. On behalf of the Council the Chief Minister also welcomed Senator John Le Fondré, Chief Minister of Jersey, who was attending his first British-Irish Council Summit.
The British-Irish Council Energy work sector today held a Ministerial meeting hosted by the Scottish Government at St Andrews House, Edinburgh. Ministers approved the Forward Work Plan of the sector.
The meeting was jointly chaired by Paul Wheelhouse MSP, Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy in the Scottish Government and Lord Duncan of Springbank, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Scotland and Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.
The British-Irish Council Environment work sector held its fifteenth Ministerial meeting today, hosted by the Government of Ireland at Farmleigh House. Ministers were welcomed by Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Mr. Denis Naughten TD, on behalf of the Irish Government.