Wales Audit Office report on preparations in Wales for a ‘no-deal’ Brexit
The Auditor General for Wales published a report on ‘Preparations in Wales for a ‘no-deal’ Brexit’ in February 2019.
The report reviewed the arrangements being made by public bodies in Wales to manage the implications, risks and opportunities of Brexit.
The Committee’s work in this area
Exploring the preparedness of the Welsh Government has been a key strand of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee’s work. The Committee’s previous work encompassing aspects of Brexit preparedness included:
- the implications of Brexit for Welsh ports;
- How is the Welsh Government preparing for Brexit?; and
- Preparing for Brexit – a look at key sectors.
In response to the publication of the Auditor General’s report, the Committee decided to take evidence from the Counsel General and Brexit Minister. The session took place on 11 March 2019.
The Committee wrote (PDF, 197KB) to the Welsh Government to outline its views and recommendations on 26 March 2019.
The Welsh Government responded (PDF, 287KB) to the Committee’s letter on 23 April 2019.
On 27 September 2019 the Chair received correspondence from the Auditor General for Wales, providing an update to his ‘Preparations in Wales for a ‘no deal’ Brexit’ report.
Business type: Committee Inquiry
Reason considered: Senedd Business;
First published: 15/03/2019
- Correspondence from the Auditor General of Wales regarding Brexit preparedness - 27 September 2019 PDF 536 KB
- Correspondence from the Brexit Minister regarding the Wales Audit Office report on preparations for Brexit in Wales - 23 April 2019 PDF 287 KB
- Correspondence to the Brexit Minister regarding the Wales Audit Office report on preparations for Brexit in Wales - 26 March 2019 PDF 197 KB