UK’s withdrawal from the European Union (Brexit)
Argyll and Bute is home to residents from different European Union (EU) countries, who all make an important contribution to our area
The UK left the European Union on 31 January 2020.
Argyll and Bute Council does not decide Government policy surrounding Brexit.
We want to do all we can to help people and businesses in Argyll and Bute get the information they need about decisions that may affect them, and any support required.
- Scottish Government updates, including 'Stay in Scotland' information
- UK Government updates and a checker to get a list of actions for you, your business and your family
- A support and advice service covering the rights of EU Citizens in Scotland
- Business advice and support:
- Scotland's enterprise and skills agencies are focussed on helping businesses operate after Brexit and maximise growth opportunities in international markets. The first port of call for all businesses should be www.FindBusinessSupport.gov.scot/operate-after-Brexit for the latest guidance, support and advice.
Staying in the UK
You can check here what you need to do to stay in the UK if you or your family are from the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland:
EU Settlement Scheme: this scheme was a route for EU Citizens to stay in the UK. The deadline for most people to apply to the scheme was 30 June 2021.
If you would like to make a late application, see here for details: EU Settlement Scheme: information for late applicants - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
Additional sources of information
the3million | Giving EU citizens a voice: not-for-profit organisation supporting EU Citizens who have made the UK their home.