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Britain leaving the European Union (Brexit)

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Banksy Mural, Townwall Street, Dover

On 23 June 2016, the United Kingdom (UK) voted to leave the European Union (EU): 

  • Nationally, the result of the referendum was that 17.4 million people (51.9% of the total) voted to leave the EU, and 16.1 million (48.1%) voted to remain.
  • In the Dover district, 40,410 people (62.2%) voted to leave and 24,606 (37.8%) voted to remain in the EU.

What challenges and opportunities will leaving the European Union bring for the Dover district?

Potential Impact on the Dover District

Withdrawal from the EU involves a complex set of negotions and there are still many uncertainties. 

Key Messages

Our key Brexit messages 

What are we doing?

Our role in the Brexit process

Dover Brexit Taskforce

Information about the Dover Brexit Taskforce 

Impact Reports

Our reports on the 'Potential Impact of Britain leaving the European Union (EU) on the Dover District' 


Links to information on Brexit 

Business Signpost

How to prepare your business for Brexit 



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