IFG - Statement: Select committees must demand update on government’s no deal Brexit plans

22 Jan 2019 08:35 AM

Dr Hannah White, Deputy Director of the Institute for Government, said: “Leaving the EU without a deal is currently the UK’s default Brexit option. Parliamentary attempts to delay the exit date do not change that.

“But before the Commons votes on the Prime Minister's new plan on 29 January, MPs need to be told how ready Government departments are for a no deal Brexit. 

It must be an urgent priority for all departmental select committees to ask Secretaries of State and permanent secretaries the following questions: