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Brexit (European Union Withdrawal)

The United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January 2020 with an 11-month transition period following. On December 31, 2020 that transition period ended following the adoption of a new UK-EU trade deal. You can use the Brexit Checker to understand how the changes will affect you or your business.

Information for Businesses

There is lots of advice available to help businesses adjust to post-Brexit trading. The Brexit page on the BusinessAllerdale website has links to the main sources of information.    

UK Residents Living in the EU

If are a UK citizen living in the EU you can check specific guidance for the country you live in.

The government has provided  guidance about some of the actions you may need to take if you are a UK national living abroad and you are returning to the UK permanently. Areas covered include bringing family members to the UK, bringing pets to the UK, access to benefits, services and education.



Council Strategy design

Cumberland Council

On 1 April 2023 local government in Cumbria changed, with Cumberland Council providing all your council services.  

Don't worry though, your bins will be emptied as normal, and you'll still be able to speak to the same team about any enquiries to do with things like council tax, benefits, planning or any other service.

Find out more about the changes.

Keep up to date by finding and following the new council on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. 

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