UK-EU joint report: Phase 1 Negotiations Briefing, 11 December 2017

On Friday 8 December 2017, the UK and the European Commission reached an agreement to move talks to the next phase of the negotiations to facilitate the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.


This briefing sets out those issues in the report which are of most importance to local government. It also details the work that the LGA will now undertake to ensure that councils’ needs are addressed during the next stage of the negotiations.

This briefing addresses five key issues:

  • Workforce
  • Devolution in the UK
  • EU funding
  • The European Investment Bank
  • Customs and trading standards

Download the full briefing
UK-EU joint report: Phase 1 Negotiations Briefing, 11 December 2017