Department of Health and Social Care: Brexit

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 11th September 2018.

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Photo of Tom Brake Tom Brake Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (International Trade), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Exiting the European Union)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the total cost to the public purse for his Department’s work preparing for the UK to leave the EU has been since 23 June 2016.

Photo of Stephen Barclay Stephen Barclay Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

HM Treasury has allocated over £2 billion of additional funding to departments and the devolved administrations for European Union exit preparations so far. This breaks down as:

- £412 million of additional funding over the spending review period for the Department for Exiting the European Union, Department for International Trade and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office at Autumn Statement 2016;

- £286 million of additional funding for 2017/18 (a full breakdown of which can be found in Supplementary Estimates 2017/18) at the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/679738/PU2137_Supplementary_estimates_web.pdf

- Over £1.5 billion of additional funding for 2018/19. A full breakdown of which can be found in the Chief Secretary’s Written Ministerial Statement, HCWS540, laid on 13 March.

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