Shropshire Council

Guidance for Councils

Guidance to help councils get ready for Brexit

The government has set up a series of web pages to help local authorities prepare for Brexit.  Areas covered include

Health and social care  - information includes:

Schools and education providers – information includes:

Access to public services  information includes:

The EU Settlement Scheme  information includes:

The Local authority introduction to the EU Settlement Scheme includes a number of useful resources for local councils, including:

Community engagement – information includes:

Business support – information includes:

Regulatory services – information includes:

Statutory instruments which have been laid and identified as having impacts on local authorities are listed on a separate page: Brexit secondary legislation laid with impacts on local government . A full list of Brexit related secondary legislation can be found on the government legislation site.

Internal operations – information includes

Council employees




Contingency planning


A network of 9 local authority chief executives from across England has been established to engage with councils in their regions to share information on their Brexit preparations and each council has also been asked to appoint a Brexit Lead Officer to work with central government and local services, businesses and residents in their area to plan intensively for Brexit. Shropshire Council’s Brexit Lead Officer is Claire Porter at


Please make yourself aware of the above information. You can find out more at

The council has also set up a public facing Get Ready for Brexit webpage for residents and businesses at