31 October 2017

Chief Minister Ian Gorst will host the 29th British-Irish Council Summit meeting in Jersey next week. It will be the fourth time the BIC Summit has been held in Jersey. The meeting will be attended by leaders and Ministers from the Council’s Member Administrations.  

One of the main topics of discussion at the summit will be the creative industries and approaches being taken by the Member Administrations.

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.