When the UK voted to leave the EU in 2016, it created a significant challenge for government. Government had to determine how leaving the EU would affect the UK, and plan and implement what was necessary to ensure the UK would be ready to leave. The scale of resources devoted to the work was significant. … Read more
Exiting the EU
Exiting the European Union will have significant implications across the UK public sector.
Visit our EU exit digital hub for more information on how our work supports Parliament in understanding the issues relating to the EU exit.
This report looks at how much government departments spent on their activities preparing for the UK’s exit from the EU.
6 Mar 2020
This report examines the management of the Cabinet Office-led Get ready for Brexit campaign.
28 Jan 2020
This report considers the work that government has been undertaking at the border to prepare for a no-deal EU exit.
16 Oct 2019
We record government’s progress in ensuring health and social care supplies should the UK leave the EU without a deal.
27 Sep 2019
This investigation examines the extent to which departments have used consultants in
their work to prepare for exiting the EU.
7 Jun 2019
This briefing sets out government’s plans and progress to date in opening up overseas markets to UK businesses.
17 May 2019
This memorandum has been prepared at the request of the Committee of Public Accounts and examines the settlement with Eurotunnel
9 May 2019
This briefing describes the Civil Contingencies Secretariat’s contingency preparations for the UK exiting the EU without a deal.
12 Mar 2019
This memorandum supports the Public Accounts Committee’s examination of the government’s preparedness for ‘no deal’
27 Feb 2019