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EU Exit

Volume 646: debated on Tuesday 4 September 2018

Technical notices

As announced by the Prime Minister and Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union on 18 July 2018, the Government are publishing a series of technical notices during August and September. On Thursday 23 August, we published 25 of these notices and will publish more in the coming weeks. These notices are designed to inform people, businesses and stakeholders about steps they may need to take in the event of a “no deal” scenario.

Notices were published on the following areas:


UK Government’s preparations for a no deal scenario

Applying for EU-funded programmes

The Government’s guarantee for EU-funded programmes

Horizon 2020 funding

Delivering humanitarian aid programmes

Civil nuclear and nuclear research

Nuclear research

Civil nuclear regulation


Farm payments

Receiving rural development funding

Importing and exporting

Trade remedies

Trading with the EU

Classifying your goods in the UK trade tariff

Exporting controlled goods

Labelling products and making them safer

Labelling tobacco products and e-cigarettes

Developing genetically modified organisms (GMOs)

Producing and processing organic food

Money and tax

VAT for businesses

Banking, insurance and other financial services

Regulating medicines and medical equipment

Batch testing medicines

Ensuring blood and blood products are safe

How medicines, medical devices and clinical trials would be regulated

Submitting regulatory information on medical products

Quality and safety of organs, tissues and cells

State aid

State aid

Studying in the UK or EU

Erasmus+ in the UK

Workplace rights

Workplace rights

Notices were published on during the parliamentary recess. These can be found at:

Copies of notices were also placed in the Libraries of both Houses to ensure all Members had access, and we will continue to ensure that technical notices are made available to Members.

Slides on the framework for the UK-EU partnership

The UK negotiating team are also producing presentations for discussion with the EU, in order to inform development of the future framework.

Slides have been published in the following areas over the parliamentary recess:

Financial services

Open and fair competition

These were published on during the parliamentary recess and were also deposited in the Libraries of both Houses. Copies can also be found at: