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Update on the impact of the UK leaving the EU (Brexit) on Port Health and Public Protection

The Interim Director of Consumer Protection and Market Operations to be heard.

Minutes:

The Committee received an oral update from the Interim Director of Consumer Protection and Market Operations in respect of Brexit, adding that the City of London is fully prepared with plans in place. Furthermore, the City of London is having an ongoing dialogue with relevant Government Departments to secure additional funding.

A delegation from the House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee visited the Port Health Office at London Gateway. Subsequently, at a debate on biosecurity in the House of Lords, Members referred to the visit and information obtained during their visit.

RESOLVED – that the oral update be noted.

 

 


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