Joint Ministerial Council - European Negotiations
The Premier, the Hon. Michael H. Dunkley JP, MP, attended the Joint Ministerial Council on European Negotiations from 4th - 9th December in London England. The meetings were called to enable the Leaders of the UK Overseas Territories to learn from UK Ministers the current status of the UK's plans to exit the European Union and for Leaders to share with the UK the concerns of the Territories. UK Ministers responsible for the Department for Exiting the European Union, the Home Office and the Department for International Development were in attendance.
While there, the Premier attended a roundtable luncheon organized by the Chinese Embassy in the UK for the leaders of Bermuda, Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands. The luncheon was a follow-on from a visit to the region by the Minister of Economic Development of the Chinese Embassy and the Chinese Ambassador. to the UK In attendance at the roundtable were key Chinese Business leaders based in London, including representatives from Fosun, owners of Bermuda-based Ironshore Insurance.
The cost of meals are included within accommodations.
The Premier was accompanied by the Minister of Finance the Hon. E.T. Richards and the Secretary to the Cabinet, Dr. Derrick S. Binns. The visit was facilitated by the Bermuda Government's London Office.