Brexit: Public Consultation:Written question - HL3923

Asked on: 06 December 2017
Department for Exiting the European Union
Brexit: Public Consultation
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to provide funding for citizens' assemblies on Brexit to consider the public's views on the nature of the UK's future relationship with the EU; and if not, why not.
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Answered by: Lord Callanan
Answered on: 05 January 2018

Stakeholder engagement is a central element of our plan to build a national consensus around our negotiating position. Ministers from across Government have carried out extensive engagement on EU exit - with local authorities, businesses and industry bodies from all sectors of the economy and all regions of the UK, and with civil society groups including consumer bodies, trade unions, charities and academia. This dialogue will continue as the UK prepares to leave the EU.

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