Majority of councils expect to spend more on Brexit than Government has allotted

08 October 2019

More than half of chief executives (56%) expect to spend more on Brexit preparations than the Government has allotted to their council, with a quarter (26%) expecting to spend significantly more.

Responses to the survey by the Local Government Information Unit (LGiU) also revealed that more than half of council chief executives consider Brexit planning one of  their top priorities.

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