Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit

(asked on 4th January 2019) - View Source

Question to the Department for Exiting the European Union :

To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what estimate he has made of the additional staff required by his Department in the event that the UK leaves the EU (a) with and (b) without a deal.

Answered by
Chris Heaton-Harris Portrait
Chris Heaton-Harris
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury and Chief Whip
This question was answered on 10th January 2019

The Department continues to recruit talent from across the civil service, the wider public sector and the private sector. The Department for Exiting the European Union has over 700 staff working with other government departments on all aspects of EU Exit policy. There is no specific division between the various aspects of EU Exit policy work as there is necessary overlap to support all the objectives of the Department.

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