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Ministers meet UK MP tasked with getting best Brexit deal for Crown Dependencies

The UK voted to leave the European Union in June Photo: PA images

Channel Island politicians have met for the first time with the UK MP who is tasked with ensuring the Crown Dependencies have a voice in Brexit negotiations.

It is after the UK voted to leave the European Union in June.

Robin Walker has told Ministers from Jersey and Guernsey that he wants to secure a deal that 'works for everyone.'

Our meeting was an important and productive step in our continued discussions, allowing us to understand the challenges and opportunities that will arise for Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man.

– Robin Walker MP, Minister for Exiting the European Union
Senator Ian Gorst

This meeting was a good opportunity to build on the important joint work that has been taking place at official level between the Crown Dependencies and the United Kingdom since the Brexit vote.

– Chief Minister of Jersey, Senator Ian Gorst

During our first quarterly meeting withthe new UK Department for exiting the EU, it was reassuring to find that we have benefitted from the preparation we have undertaken before and after the EU referendum.

– Chief Minister ofGuernsey, Deputy Gavin St Pier
Deputy Gavin St Pier Credit: PA images