Treasury: Brexit

Treasury written question – answered on 27th November 2018.

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Photo of Layla Moran Layla Moran Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Education)

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 21 November 2018 to Question 190947 on Treasury: Brexit, for what reasons the Answer did not specify the number of non-disclosure agreements his Department has with private sector organisations; and if he will allow information on (a) the number of and (b) which companies have entered non-disclosure agreements to be made available to all hon. Members.

Photo of John Glen John Glen Minister of State (Treasury) (City), The Economic Secretary to the Treasury

As I said in my previous answer, the Government continues to engage with a large number of stakeholders as part of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, and the sensitive nature of some discussions means that NDAs are required to facilitate conversations that otherwise may not have been able to take place.

This information is not held centrally by HMT and could not be provided without incurring disproportionate cost.

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