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About Brexit

Get an overview on the UK leaving the European Union.

Following the 2016 referendum and the UK’s vote to leave the European Union (EU), it has been very uncertain what this might mean for Lewisham – including the future rights for at least 23,000 people from other EU countries who live in the borough.

The UK left the European Union at 11pm Friday 31 January. We are now in the transition period until the end of the year.This could lead to new arrangements for trade, travel and business.

What we are doing to minimise the impact of a no-deal Brexit

Everyone’s circumstances vary and you should get advice about your particular circumstances – ideally independent legal advice – and regularly check the Government website and other relevant websites for updates.