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Decision details

Preparing the Council for the UK's exit from the European Union

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The purpose of this report is to highlight the ways in which the council and the services it provides will potentially be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union. It also highlights the implications of Brexit for residents of the borough and the local community.




1.    That the implications for the Council and the Borough of the issues outlined in the report and the actions being taken to deal with them be noted;

2.    That the establishment of a corporate task group headed by the Director of Corporate Services that is looking at the implications of Brexit in more detail and directing the actions being taken be noted; and

3.    That the proposed approach for how the Council can support EU residents, particularly those in hard to reach and vulnerable groups, with information and support to secure their rights around settled status be agreed.

Report author: John Dimmer

Publication date: 14/11/2018

Date of decision: 12/11/2018

Decided at meeting: 12/11/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 20/11/2018

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