Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees
Wednesday, 22 September 2021
Joint Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation
EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement: Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment
I thank the Chairman. I apologise for not getting the opening statement the committee earlier. I did not have a chance to clear it until last night. As an aside, I mentioned that on previous occasions statements given by Ministers to committees have appeared in the media before they were given and obviously I encourage members, if they receive a statement in advance, to respect the confidence of it and not share it.