Brexit advice hub for local government

We know that many of our members will be preparing plans for different Brexit scenarios and may have received different advice and communications from a variety of sources. For this reason, we have compiled useful national advice, sorted by topic area, in one place.

Questions or comments? Know of other public advice that other authorities could benefit from? Please email

Brexit national position

From the LGA

No deal planning



Health and social care

Travel and borders

  • Government guidance on border planning assumptions in the event of a no deal Brexit
  • Government no deal travel and tourism industry communications toolkit (January 2019)

Citizen's rights (EU Settlement Scheme and elections eligibility)

EU settlement scheme

Elections eligibility


EU funding


EU direct bid funds 

  • Government ask to councils and other organisations that receive EU Direct Bid Funds to submit details of their projects
  • Further information, including a list of eligible projects, can be found on the Government’s website
Port health and trade


Food standards

Consumer protection

  • National Audit Office report: Exiting the EU: Consumer Protection, competition and state aid