Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Brexit

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 13th September 2018.

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Photo of Patrick Grady Patrick Grady SNP Chief Whip

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to the 2018-19 Main Estimates, published in April 2018, how much funding his Department has allocated to prepare for the UK leaving the EU.

Photo of Alan Duncan Alan Duncan Minister of State

The FCO has been allocated £29.6m by HM Treasury for essential EU Exit work in FY 18/19. In total, HMT has allocated over £1.5bn of additional funding to Government Departments for EU Exit work in FY 18/19. A full breakdown of this can be found in the Chief Secretary's Written Ministerial Statement, HCWS540. Allocated funds will be taken up by the FCO at Supplementary Estimates 2018-19.

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