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In the UK referendum held on 23rd June 2016 the UK voted to leave the EU.  On 29th March 2017, the British government invoked Article 50 of the Treaty on the European Union and the UK is on course to leave the EU in March 2019.


CBA is working on behalf of its members by providing information on developments and input to the British government to shed light on aspects that will affect or benefit the membership and help the UK internal decision making process.  CBA's BREXIT Policy Position Paper as of Spetember 2017 can be found by clicking here.

The British government needs rapid information, both factual and estimations, so CBA has formed a “BREXIT panel” to act as a ‘Rapid Reaction Sounding Board’ to provide swift information to government representatives following or ahead of negotiation meetings.

In January 2017 a vision of what the British government are seeking to achieve in negotiating our exit from, and new partnership with, the European Union was published and details of the white papers can be found by clicking in the two links below.

 European Union’: White Paper 15 May 2017

The Repeal Bill: White Paper 15 May 2017


Subsequent documents released by the government and other authorities are listed in the members section