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
On 31 January 2020, the United Kingdom (UK) left the European Union (EU). There is now a transition period until the end of 2020 while the UK and EU negotiate additional arrangements. The current rules on trade, travel and business for the UK and EU continue to apply during the transition period. The government is … Read more
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 memorandum supports the Public Accounts Committee’s examination of the government’s preparedness for ‘no deal’
27 Feb 2019
This publication sets out how the FCO is preparing to deliver an effective exit from the EU. It focuses primarily on the 11 work streams on which the FCO reports to the Department for Exiting the EU.
25 Apr 2018
This report forms part of the National Audi Office’s programme of work to examine how the government is overseeing and implementing the UK’s exit from the EU. It is our first report on the financial settlement, assessing HM Treasury’s estimate of the cost of the settlement.
20 Apr 2018
Implementing the UK’s Exit from the European Union: The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
The report focuses on how the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs is preparing to exit from the EU. It is part of a series of NAO briefings on the key bodies in the centre of government and the major spending departments that have to deliver Exit programmes.
20 December 2017
20 Dec 2017
Implementing the UK’s Exit from the European Union – People and skills: The role of the centre of government
The National Audit Office has today published a briefing describing how the centre of government is supporting departments to identify the people and skills needed to implement the UK’s exit from the European Union.
1 December 2017
1 Dec 2017
Implementing the UK’s Exit from the European Union: The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
The National Audit Office has today published a briefing describing how the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), which has one of the largest and most complex EU Exit portfolios in government, is preparing to deliver a successful exit from the EU.
30 Nov 2017
The National Audit Office has today published a briefing describing how the centre of government is overseeing and taking forward implementation of the UK’s exit from the European Union. The briefing focuses in particular on the Infrastructure and Projects Authority.
24 November 2017
24 Nov 2017