The Committee also inquired about the implementation of the Withdrawal Agreement, focusing on the Protocol on Northern Ireland and citizens` rights. How does the joint committee work? How many times will he meet? The Withdrawal Agreement provides for the Joint Committee to meet at least once a year and to issue an annual report. The exact schedule of meetings and agendas were agreed upon by mutual agreement between the Co-Chairs. Reading of the first meeting of the Joint Committee on the Withdrawal Agreement. For more information on the Joint Committee and the governance structures put in place by the VA, see section 7 of briefing document 8453 The UK`s EU Withdrawal Agreement. Note that this briefing was on the November 2018 version of the VA. The VA was revised in October 2019, but the governance structures and most of the agreement remained unchanged. The Protocol on Ireland and Northern Ireland has been thoroughly revised. Each technical commission will work a little differently.. . .