On 23rd June 2016 the UK voted to leave the European Union after 43 years of membership.

With a vote of 52% for Brexit, the UK is scheduled to leave the EU on 31st October 2019. While there remains uncertainty over what this may mean for local residents, it is certain that Brexit will have a direct impact throughout the Borough.

Information about Brexit and how it might relate to Northern Ireland or to people living in Northern Ireland is currently available on the NI Direct website.

NI Direct covers areas relating to Brexit such as:

  • General information about NI and Brexit
  • Transport and Travel
  • Health and Social Care
  • Business and Employers
  • EU Citizens
  • Education
  • Rights and the law
  • Holidaying in Europe
  • Money, benefits and Pensions
  • Agriculture and Environment

For businesses based in the Borough please visit for information and advice.