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The Joint Ministerial Committee is a forum of the UK and devolved governments.

Its purpose is to:

  • examine matters of common interest
  • review intergovernmental relations and the workings of devolution.

The JMC meets in the following ministerial formats:

  • JMC (Plenary) – an annual meeting between the leaders of each administration. This meeting is chaired by the Prime Minister.
  • JMC (European Negotiations) – meets monthly and is chaired by the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. Its original purpose  was to oversee negotiations for exiting the EU. The committee will continue to oversee implementation of the Future Relationship agreement until it is superseded by other governance arrangements.