Information regarding the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union (Brexit)

UK’s withdrawal from the European Union (Brexit).

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. 

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 (

Find out more about the scheme here

Additional sources of information

the3million | Giving EU citizens a voice: not-for-profit organisation supporting EU Citizens who have made the UK their home.

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