Local Government—Brexit tracker
Local Government—Brexit tracker

The following Local Government guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Local Government—Brexit tracker
  • Children’s Social Care
  • Education
  • Environmental Law
  • Governance
  • Healthcare
  • Judicial review
  • Licensing
  • Public procurement
  • Social care
  • more

This tracker is intended to be used to track key developments, legislation, guidance, parliamentary briefing notes and other sources of interest relating to Brexit relevant to local government lawyers. It is arranged alphabetically by topic and is designed to provide an easy reference point for relevant content for lawyers to support preparation for and implementation of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union.

Jump to:

  1. Children’s Social Care

  2. Education

  3. Environmental Law

  4. Governance

  5. Healthcare

  6. Judicial review

  7. Licensing

  8. Public procurement

  9. Social care

  10. Social housing

To follow the timeline of the Brexit process, see Practice Note: Brexit timeline; to track the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative preparation for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, see Practice Note: Brexit legislation tracker.

The Brexit legislation tracker includes a Brexit SI database, which collates details of draft and made statutory instruments specifically identified as ‘EU Exit Regulations’. Before certain SIs are formally laid in Parliament, they have to go through a preliminary sifting process to determine the appropriate parliamentary procedure (for further information, see Q&A: What is the sifting process for Brexit legislation?). The Brexit SI database also contains information on draft Brexit SIs laid for sifting.

‘Exit day’ is defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EU(W)A 2018), s 20 as amended. On exit day, if the EU and UK have agreed a