Camden Council special meeting, 23 October

  • When: 7 p.m. Monday 23 October
  • Where: Camden Town Hall, Judd St, Kings Cross, London NW1 2QS  

Camden Council have arranged a special meeting of the Council about the economic and social consequences of Brexit on the borough. The meeting will be taking place this coming Monday 23 October and various local stakeholders including Camden for Europe have been invited to address the meeting. Camden for Europe steering committee members Keith Moffitt and Oli Usher will be representing us at the meeting, and would welcome it if any members can come along, as the meeting is open to the public, although only invited guests will be able to speak.

You can read the full text of the interim report of the Council’s Brexit Working Group here

Key issues for the Council are:

  • continuing to promote Camden as a key contributor to the London and UK economy,
  • considering how the council can advocate for the protection of the rights of EU citizens living and working in the borough, and
  • finding out how the council can help businesses during this time and continue to support the conditions for local economic growth.

Focusing in particular on the following areas: 

  • Legislative changes – EU national status, freedom of movement, and EU employment laws
  • Creative sector – potential impact on creative industries
  • Knowledge sector – potential impact on the knowledge economy
  • Employment and skills – impact on skills and workforce capacity

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