EU Exit:Written statement - HCWS929

Department for Exiting the European Union
Made on: 04 September 2018
Made by: Dominic Raab (Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union)

EU Exit

Technical Notices

As announced by the Prime Minister and Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union on 18 July 2018, the Government is publishing a series of technical notices during August and September. On Thursday 23 August, we published 25 of these notices and will publish more in the coming weeks. These notices are designed to inform people, businesses and stakeholders about steps they may need to take in the event of a ‘no deal’ scenario.

Notices were published on the following areas:


  • UK government's preparations for a no deal scenario

Applying for EU-funded programmes

  • The government’s guarantee for EU-funded programmes

  • Horizon 2020 funding

  • Delivering humanitarian aid programmes

Civil nuclear and nuclear research

  • Nuclear research

  • Civil nuclear regulation


  • Farm payments

  • Receiving rural development funding

Importing and exporting

  • Trade remedies

  • Trading with the EU

  • Classifying your goods in the UK Trade Tariff

  • Exporting controlled goods

Labelling products and making them safer

  • Labelling tobacco products and e-cigarettes

  • Developing genetically modified organisms (GMOs)

  • Producing and processing organic food

Money and tax

  • VAT for businesses

  • Banking, insurance and other financial services

Regulating medicines and medical equipment

  • Batch testing medicines

  • Ensuring blood and blood products are safe

  • How medicines, medical devices and clinical trials would be regulated

  • Submitting regulatory information on medical products

  • Quality and safety of organs, tissues and cells

State aid

  • State aid

Studying in the UK or EU

  • Erasmus+ in the UK

Workplace rights

  • Workplace rights

Notices were published on during the parliamentary recess. These can be found here:

Copies of notices were also placed in the Libraries of both Houses to ensure all Members had access, and we will continue to ensure that technical notices are made available to Members.

Slides on the Framework for the UK-EU partnership

The UK negotiating team are also producing presentations for discussion with the EU, in order to inform development of the future framework.

Slides have been published in the following areas over the parliamentary recess:

  • Financial Services

  • Open and Fair Competition

These were published on during the parliamentary recess and were also deposited in the Libraries of both Houses. Copies can also be found here:

This statement has also been made in the House of Lords: HLWS904

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