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Brexit and West Cheshire

On 23 June 2016 a majority of people within the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union following a nationwide referendum. Nationally 51.9 per cent of voters opted to leave the EU, and 48.9 per cent voted to remain.

In Cheshire West and Chester, the result was 50.7 per cent voting to leave, and 49.3 per cent voting to remain, with 193,537 votes cost across the borough.

Information for residents and businesses

This decision to leave the European Union will impact upon a number of industries in the borough, and will also affect residents across west Cheshire. Cheshire West and Chester Council is keen to be proactive in addressing the potential impact of Brexit.

On these pages residents and businesses will find information on the steps that you can make over the coming weeks ahead of exit day.  You will also find information on the work that the Council has been doing to prepare for Brexit.

The United Kingdom's exit from the European Union

The UK has left the European Union and a trade deal has been agreed between the UK and EU. This will mean changes to the way we work and trade with the European Union. You may need to make preparations for these changes.

Keep up-to-date with the latest Brexit news

The Government publishes guidance on Brexit.

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