Briefings and responses

On behalf of its members, the cross-party LGA regularly briefs parliamentarians of all political affiliations on issues of concern and relevance to local government ahead of debates in Parliament. The most recent of these can be found here, as can the LGA's written responses to parliamentary inquiries, such as those held by Select Committees.

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Brexit “No Deal” briefing for councils

In this paper, we are summarising for councils both the “known” and “unknowns” under a ‘no deal’ scenario for local government from national advice.

Draft Agreement on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union

This briefing sets out the issues in the draft EU withdrawal agreement of most importance to local government.

EU (Withdrawal) Bill Remaining Stages, House of Commons 16 and 17 January 2018

European Union laws impact many of the council services that affect people's day-to-day lives, from protecting people from unsafe food when they eat out to regulating how councils buy goods and services. The conversion of EU law will therefore have an impact on our most important public services.

EU (Withdrawal) Bill Second Reading, House of Commons, 7 September 2017

The EU (Withdrawal) Bill will convert EU law into UK law, with the intention of allowing businesses to continue operating and providing fairness to individuals, knowing the rules have not changed on the day the UK leaves the EU.

EU (Withdrawal) Bill, Committee Stage day eight, House of Commons, 20 December 2017

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill will convert the entire body of EU law into UK law, with the intention of allowing businesses to continue operating and providing fairness to individuals, knowing the rules have not changed when the UK leaves the EU. This legal certainty must be given to councils too.

EU (Withdrawal) Bill, Second Reading, House of Lords, 30 & 31 January 2018

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill will convert the entire body of EU law into UK law, with the intention of allowing businesses to continue operating and providing fairness to individuals, knowing the rules have not changed when the UK leaves the EU. This legal certainty must be given to councils too.

EU Settled Status Pilots Briefing

The LGA has been part of a wide steering group on Settled Status, ensuring that the voice of local government is heard by the Home Office, offering advice around consultation with local government, and ensuring that all tiers and areas of local government are represented.

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, Ping Pong, House of Commons, 12 June 2018

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill will convert the entire body of EU law into UK law, with the intention of allowing businesses to continue operating and providing fairness to individuals, knowing the rules have not changed when the UK leaves the EU.

HMG white paper on future UK trade policy, LGA Response, November 2017

We welcome the references in the white paper to the importance of involving local government in the development of the UK’s trade policy.

HMG White Paper on legislating for the UK’s future customs, VAT and excise regimes, LGA Response, November 2017

Councils have regulatory responsibilities in relation to a broad range of products arriving in the country at ports of entry.

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