Press release

Chief Secretary, David Gauke, attends finance ministers quadrilateral meeting

Chief Secretary to the Treasury, meets with finance ministers from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland for constructive discussion.

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A finance ministers quadrilateral meeting was held today in 1 Horse Guards Road under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Rt Hon David Gauke MP.

The participants were:

  • from HM government: the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Rt Hon David Gauke MP; the Secretary of State for Scotland, Rt Hon David Mundell MP; the Secretary of State for Wales, the Rt Hon Alun Cairns MP; the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP
  • from the Welsh government the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government, Mark Drakeford AM
  • from the Northern Ireland Executive the Minister of Finance, Máirtín Ó Muilleoir MLA
  • from the Scottish Government the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Constitution, Derek Mackay MSP

The 5 principal agenda items at the meeting were:

  • EU funding
  • Autumn Statement
  • taxes and levies
  • financial transactions
  • classification of housing
Published 24 October 2016