Cabinet Office: Brexit:Written question - 272106

Asked by Tom Brake
(Carshalton and Wallington)
Asked on: 02 July 2019
Cabinet Office
Cabinet Office: Brexit
To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what preparations his Department is making for the UK leaving the EU without an agreement; and how much funding has been allocated to those preparations.
Answered by: Mr David Lidington
Answered on: 09 July 2019

As a responsible Government, we have been preparing to minimise any disruption in the event of no deal for nearly three years. The Government is putting in place a range of mitigations for such a scenario. The Cabinet Office is playing its part by, amongst other things, putting in place arrangements to deploy expertise to departments.

The Cabinet Office has allocated £58.8m in 2019/20 for EU Exit activity. The costs for each scenario cannot be readily separated, given the significant overlap in plans in many cases.

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