Decision details

Surrey County Council preparations for Exiting the European Union (Brexit)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To note and endorse the ongoing work around Surrey County Council’s Brexit preparations.




That the current position of the council’s preparations, including the plans and preparations that were expected to be implemented by Friday 29 March 2019 (expected date for Britain’s formal withdrawal from the European Union) was endorsed.


Reason for Decision:


Brexit carries a number of potential possibilities and implications for the county. Surrey County Council has a responsibility to prepare for all eventualities, particularly those which pose negative implications for residents, communities and organisations. The council’s ongoing work outlines how it will ensure the necessary plans and preparations are in place to mitigate any potential immediate and short term implications and provide support and assurance where possible.


[The decisions on this item can be called in by the Corporate Overview Select Committee]


Report author: Sandy Thomas

Publication date: 26/02/2019

Date of decision: 26/02/2019

Decided at meeting: 26/02/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 06/03/2019

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