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Joint Ministerial Committee

Volume 461: debated on Tuesday 19 June 2007

To ask the Deputy Prime Minister when he last attended a meeting of the Joint Ministerial Committee. (140842)

The Joint Ministerial Committee (JMC) exists in both function and plenary formats. It has met in various functional formats to discuss specific policy areas such as Health, Poverty, the Knowledge Economy and Europe. Of these four subject areas, the JMC on Europe meets most regularly and is serviced by staff from the Cabinet Office. The UK Government have always been represented at JMC plenary and functional meetings.