Premier Romeo Leads Delegation to JMC Meetings in the UK

Premier Donaldson Romeo is leading a delegation to the 2018 Joint Ministerial Council meetings in London.

He is joined by Financial Secretary Colin Owen and head of the Montserrat UK office Janice Panton for the December 4 to 5 high level talks.

The JMC provides an opportunity for UK Ministers and officials to meet with Premiers and Chief Ministers of the Overseas Territories to discuss a range of topics and to agree the way forward on a number of matters.

Areas of discussion will include an update and discussion on the progress of the EU exit negotiations; and discussions on the principles behind constitutional powers and Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s update on requests to constitutional reform.

Other matters up for discussion include Child Safeguarding; Mental Health; and EU tax blacklisting process; to name a few.

Premier Romeo will also attend UK Overseas Territories Association and Overseas Territories Bilateral Meetings; a Foreign and Commonwealth Office reception; as well as participate in various other meetings and engagements being held throughout the week.