The European Union (EU) and UK have agreed a deadline of 31 January 2020 for the UK to leave the EU however, it is still possible that the UK could leave before then if Parliament either; agrees the Government's Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration or; another alternative agreement is reached that is acceptable to the EU.

Keeping up to date

The Government has published advice for individuals, businesses, UK nationals in the EU and EU citizens in the UK. 

You can also sign up to e-mail alerts to receive notifications of updates.

The Government has also published a No Deal Readiness report. This sets out in one place what will change if a no-deal Brexit takes place.

In addition, Essex County Council's website provides more specific information about how residents may be affected: