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Brexit – links and information

The DCN have set up this page to help support our members by directing them to relevant information pages and highlight any upcoming events.

LGA webpage 

You can find information on key issues and links to Government documents such as the “no deal notices” on the LGA’s Brexit advice hub: 

MHCLG web page and upcoming events

You can find guidance from government to assist local authority preparedness for exiting the European Union (EU) at the following link:  

Monday 4 March – Brexit and Rural Locations, Leeds Civic Hall from 10.00am – 4:30pm

MHCLG recommend this workshop to be most useful to Trading Standards Officers, Environmental Health Officers and local authority teams engaging with businesses related to items listed below.

The agenda for the workshop will include:

  • Animals and Animal Movements
  • Access to labour
  • Environmental protections
  • An optional lunchtime session from an industry expert in change management on operating through change

Feedback local issues

The DCN have regular contact with the MHCLG EU Exit Team and are happy to feedback any local concerns or comments. Please send information through to or call on 0207 664 3050.