UK Trade with EU

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 11th March 2021.

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Photo of Rachel Reeves Rachel Reeves Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much has been spent engaging with UK businesses on how they adapt to the new UK-EU trading relationship since the end of the transition period.

Photo of Penny Mordaunt Penny Mordaunt Paymaster General

Ministers across government have been speaking directly to hundreds of businesses across the country, including through the Business Brexit Task Force, to develop a shared vision and plan for the future. Such engagement has been integral to support businesses in adapting to our new trading relationship with the EU and to continue to successfully compete on the global stage.

The Cabinet Office is consistently tracking and reviewing spend on the UK Transition campaign to ensure our communications to businesses and citizens are efficient. The Cabinet Office is committed to scrutiny and transparency. Details of spend of over £500, including on public information campaigns, are published on a rolling basis on gov.uk - https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/cabinet-office-spend-data.

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