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Withdrawal Agreement Joint Committee

Volume 686: debated on Wednesday 16 December 2020

The next meeting of the Withdrawal Agreement Joint Committee will take place on 17 December 2020, by video conference, hosted by the EU.

The meeting will be co-chaired by the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and the Vice-President of the European Commission, Maroš Šefčovič.

The agenda will include four items:

1- Introduction and opening remarks from co-chairs:

Stocktake of Specialised Committee activity

Future Specialised Committee meetings.

2 - Update on Withdrawal Agreement Implementation:

Citizens’ rights

Second joint report on residency

Joint Committee decision on triangulation

Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland

Joint Committee decisions foreseen by the protocol

Joint Committee decision on correction of errors and omissions

Unilateral declarations

Dispute settlement—Joint Committee decision on the establishment of a list of arbitrators.

3 - AOB.

4 - Concluding remarks.

The UK delegation will include:

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, the right hon. Michael Gove MP

The Paymaster General, the right hon. Penny Mordaunt MP

Representatives from the Northern Ireland Executive have been invited to form part of the UK delegation.