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Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Disadvantaged (17 Oct 2017)

Steven Baker: When the UK leaves the European Union, we will also the leave the EU Customs Union and develop and independent trade policy which benefits the whole country. The Government is committed to negotiating a deep and special partnership with the European Union and is conducting a wide-ranging programme of analysis. It would not be appropriate, however, to publish details that could undermine the...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Customs Officers (17 Oct 2017)

Steven Baker: HMRC and Border Force are responsible for the UK’s customs arrangements. HMRC are considering the capacity and capability requirements for future customs arrangements as part of their EU exit planning. This will be kept under review as negotiations progress. The future customs controls required following EU Exit will depend on the outcome of the negotiations. All options are being...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit (17 Oct 2017)

Steven Baker: Individual governmental departments are responsible for resourcing and accommodation decisions for all existing and any potential new Arms Length Bodies that fall within their remit. This includes those with regulatory functions. The Government will continue to plan for a range of scenarios and will be ready to take any necessary steps to ensure that we are ready for exit day.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit (17 Oct 2017)

Steven Baker: The Department for Exiting the European Union is responsible for overseeing negotiations to leave the EU and establishing the future relationship between the UK and EU. As such all staff in the Department are dedicated to planning or supporting the work on EU exit.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Department for Exiting the European Union: Trade Agreements (17 Oct 2017)

Steven Baker: The Department for Exiting the European Union has released information on the UK's negotiating team which is publicly available on gov.uk. The information requested is not held centrally and therefore, we are not in a position to provide this for particular groups of staff. The Department for Exiting the European Union now has over 500 staff and is drawing together expertise from a wide range...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Economic Situation (17 Oct 2017)

Steven Baker: The Government is committed to negotiating a deep and special partnership with the European Union and is conducting a wide-ranging programme of analysis. It would not be appropriate, however, to publish details that could undermine the UK's negotiating position with the EU, and Parliament has voted not to publish such details.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Department for Exiting the European Union: Secondment (16 Oct 2017)

Steven Baker: The Department for Exiting the European Union is continuing to recruit the brightest and the best from across the civil service, the wider public sector and the private sector. Numbers are regularly changing and our aim is to have a streamlined Department, while hiring in the right skills and experience to get the best outcome for the UK. The attached document shows the number of staff on...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Department for Exiting the European Union: Secondment (16 Oct 2017)

Steven Baker: The Department is continuing to recruit the brightest and the best from across the civil service, the wider public sector and the private sector. Between July 2016 and July 2017 the Department had 17 secondees from outside of Government.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Consumers (12 Oct 2017)

Steven Baker: An error has been identified in the written answer given on 11 September 2017. The correct answer should have been: As part of our commitment to hear from every sector and region in the UK, Ministers and officials in the Department for Exiting the European Union (DExEU) and across government, have spoken to a range of civil society organisations, including consumer groups. Ministers...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Consumers (12 Oct 2017)

Steven Baker: As part of our commitment to hear from every sector and region in the UK, Ministers and officials in the Department for Exiting the European Union (DExEU) and across government, have spoken to a range of civil society organisations, including consumer groups. Ministers and officials from DExEU and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy have met organisations including...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Department for Exiting the European Union: Temporary Employment (12 Oct 2017)

Steven Baker: The Department has an approvals hierarchy that ensures that all proposals for expenditure on consultancy or temporary staff are reviewed and approved by Senior Civil Servants. This ensures that there is a fully documented business justification for investment decisions which, where appropriate, results in a full business case.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Economic Situation (12 Oct 2017)

Steven Baker: On 12 October 2016 the House of Commons agreed to an amended Opposition motion which stated that the parliamentary scrutiny process should be undertaken in such a way that does not undermine the negotiating position of the Government as negotiations are entered into. On 7 December 2016 the House of Commons also voted in favour of an amended Opposition motion which stated that there should be...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Consumers (12 Oct 2017)

Steven Baker: Ministers and officials from the Department for Exiting the EU and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have engaged with a range of civil society organisations, including consumer groups, to understand their views and to ensure that their expertise continues to contribute to ongoing negotiations. This includes engagement through the Consumer Protection...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Business Council for Brexit (12 Oct 2017)

Steven Baker: The Business Advisory Council is an important part of our preparations for leaving the EU - allowing us to seek the views of experienced business leaders and to share with them the Government’s vision for a successful Brexit. The Council has a rotating membership. Attendees at October’s Council were: Balfour Beatty WPP HSBC GSK Morgan Stanley Bridgewater JCB Vodafone EY Aston...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Department for Exiting the European Union: Consultants (11 Oct 2017)

Steven Baker: Since it was established the Department has procured consultancy services with respect to programme and project management and in relation to an options appraisal for back office shared service systems.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Department for Exiting the European Union: Procurement (9 Oct 2017)

Steven Baker: The Department for Exiting the European Union does not have an internal commercial team and therefore does not have any Civil Servants in the Department who are part of the Government Commercial Function. The Department uses a commercial shared service function to carry out commercial activity on its behalf. This function is supplied by the Department for International Trade.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Department for Exiting the European Union: Redundancy (9 Oct 2017)

Steven Baker: The Department for Exiting the European Union has not run any exit schemes since its creation.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Department for Exiting the European Union: Cybercrime (9 Oct 2017)

Steven Baker: The Government Cyber Essentials Assurance Framework provides organisations with a framework that provides a set of basic security controls for IT systems and an assurance framework that assesses against common cyber threats. It is therefore designed to allow an organisation to achieve certification and does not apply to individuals. The Department for Exiting the European Union uses...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Department for Exiting the European Union: Agriculture (19 Sep 2017)

Steven Baker: The Department for Exiting the European Union has met a number of stakeholders from the agricultural sector, including the National Farmers Union, National Pig Association, the Country Land and Business Association and the International Meat Trade Association. The Government is also working closely with the Devolved Administrations. The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Department for Exiting the European Union: Behavioural Insights Team (19 Sep 2017)

Steven Baker: The Department for Exiting the European Union has not received any services from the Behavioural Insights Team since its creation.


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