My noble Friend, Minister of State, Cabinet Office (right hon. Lord Frost CMG), has today made the following written statement:
The first meeting of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement Partnership Council will take place on 9 June 2021, in person and by video conference, hosted by the UK.
The meeting will be co-chaired by the Minister of State at the Cabinet Office, right hon. Lord Frost CMG, and Vice President of the European Commission, Maroš Šefčovič.
The agenda will include nine items:
Welcome, opening remarks from the co-chairs
Formal adoption of the agenda
Sanitary and phytosanitary measures and customs and trade facilitation
Long-term visa fees
Participation in union programmes
Update on institutional framework
Tentative timetable of meetings of Committees under the TCA
Parliamentary Partnership Assembly
Civil Society Forum
The UK delegation will include:
Minister of State at the Cabinet Office, right hon. Lord Frost CMG;
Paymaster General, right hon. Penny Mordaunt MP;
Ministers from the devolved administrations.