Department for Transport: Brexit

Department for Transport written question – answered on 9th January 2019.

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Photo of Virendra Sharma Virendra Sharma Labour, Ealing, Southall

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many civil servants in his Department are currently working on planning for the UK leaving the EU without a deal; and how many have been moved from other projects to work on those plans.

Photo of Virendra Sharma Virendra Sharma Labour, Ealing, Southall

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many projects his Department has put on hold due to the requirements of planning for the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

Photo of Chris Grayling Chris Grayling The Secretary of State for Transport

DfT currently has 160 staff working directly on EU Exit and is drawing in more resource. It is likely to be necessary to pause or defer a number of existing workstreams in order to release enough staff to support the departmental response to a no deal exit from the EU. These work areas are being identified through a review of all key activities and priorities.

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