Department for International Development: Brexit:Written question - 168892

Q
Asked by Tom Brake
(Carshalton and Wallington)
Asked on: 03 September 2018
Department for International Development
Department for International Development: Brexit
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what the total cost to the public purse for her Department’s work preparing for the UK to leave the EU has been since 23 June 2016.
A
Answered by: Harriett Baldwin
Answered on: 10 September 2018

HM Treasury has allocated over £2 billion of additional funding to departments and the Devolved Administrations for EU exit preparations so far. This breaks down as:

  • £412m of additional funding over the spending review period for the Department for Exiting the European Union, Department for International Trade and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office at Autumn Statement 2016.

  • £286m of additional funding for 17/18 (a full breakdown of which can be found in Supplementary Estimates 17/18). https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/679738/PU2137_Supplementary_estimates_web.pdf.

  • Over £1.5bn of additional funding for 18/19. A full breakdown of which can be found in the Chief Secretary’s Written Ministerial Statement, HCWS540, laid on the 13th March.

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