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‘No-deal’ Brexit: final call to EU citizens and businesses to prepare for the UK’s withdrawal

Sep 5, 2019 | News

(04 September 2019) – With 8 weeks to go until the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union on 31 October 2019, the Commission has today – in its 6th Brexit preparedness Communication – reiterated its call on all stakeholders in the EU27 to prepare for a ‘no-deal’ scenario.

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The European Commission has today published a detailed checklist to help those businesses that trade with the UK to make final preparations.

In addition to this, the Commission has proposed to the European Parliament and the Council to make targeted technical adjustments to the duration of the EU’s ‘no-deal’ contingency measures in the areas of transport and fisheries.

Finally, the Commission has proposed that the European Solidarity Fund and the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund are available to support businesses, workers and Member States most affected by a ‘no-deal’ scenario.

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