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15 June 2018

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.

21 September 2017

The Council’s Misuse of Substances work sector held a Ministerial meeting in Cardiff this morning hosted by Rebecca Evans AM, Minister for Social Services and Public Health. The Irish Government leads this work sector for the Council and the meeting was chaired by Catherine Byrne TD, Minister of State for Health Promotion and the National Drugs Strategy.

10 March 2017

The British-Irish Council’s Indigenous, Minority and Lesser-Used (IML) Languages work sector held a Ministerial meeting in Edinburgh today. The meeting was hosted and chaired by John Swinney MSP, Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, on behalf of the Scottish Government. 

The meeting was attended by Ministers from the UK and Irish Governments, the Devolved Administrations of Scotland and Wales, and the Governments of Jersey and the Isle of Man.  

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