Clackmannanshire is home to many residents from different European Union (EU) countries that make an important contribution to our area. We hope that you feel that Clackmannanshire is a safe and welcoming environment for all nationalities.
The Council is preparing for the EU withdrawal, together with partners at a local and national level. We are monitoring the dynamic situation as new information becomes clear, and how this might impact on the Council and the community. We are identifying and assessing any risks, possible impacts and any mitigation.
You will want to know as much as possible about what will happen when the UK leaves the EU (Brexit).
The MyGov website provides information and guidance to help you prepare for EU exit, including a 'no deal' situation.
The UK Government has also published information about a ‘no deal’ situation.
The EU Settlement Scheme provides further details about how EU citizens and their families can obtain settled status in the UK. The scheme is due to open fully on 30 March 2019.
Many local businesses will have employees who are EU citizens. The UK (https://www.gov.uk/business-uk-leaving-eu) and Scottish Governments (https://www.prepareforbrexit.scot/) have both provided useful guidance for businesses to help prepare for the UK leaving the EU.