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Brexit no deal technical notices response RIBA

RIBA responds to the Government’s latest Brexit technical notices

13 September 2018

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has today, Thursday 13 August, responded to the Government’s publication of further ‘no deal’ technical notices.

RIBA Chief Executive Alan Vallance says,

“The technical notices published today emphasise the huge burden that a no deal Brexit poses for UK businesses. Architects would be forced to navigate duplicate procurement systems, data protection rules and regulations in order to do business in the EU or import products from Europe. This would be a significant additional cost in time and money for our members, bringing no tangible benefit to their businesses. A no deal situation would have an enormous impact on the sector and must be avoided. Both sides must present a deal which avoids this outcome, preserving vital measures for the health of UK architecture”

RIBA’s guidance on the Government’s technical notices.

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Notes to editors

1. For further press information contact Elise Neve elise.neve@riba.org +44 (0)20 7307 3761

2. The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is a global professional membership body that serves its members and society in order to deliver better buildings and places, stronger communities and a sustainable environment. www.architecture.com. Follow us on Twitter for regular RIBA updates www.twitter.com/RIBA

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