|Formed||14 July 2016|
|Headquarters||"9 Downing Street, London, England|
The Department for Exiting the European Union (DExEU) is the "government department of the "United Kingdom responsible for overseeing negotiations relating to the "United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union and establishing the future relationship between the United Kingdom and the EU. It was formed by the Prime Minister, "Theresa May, in July 2016, in the wake of the "referendum vote to leave the European Union.
The department was formed by combining staff from the "Cabinet Office’s Europe Unit, the Europe Directorate of the "Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and the United Kingdom’s "Permanent Representation to the EU, and may take on staff from other government departments as necessary. The department is overseen by the "Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, "David Davis MP.
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|""||"David Davis MP||"Secretary of State||"Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union|
|""||"Lord Callanan||"Minister of State||
|""||"Steve Baker MP||"Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State|
|""||"Suella Fernandes MP||Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State|
|""||"Robin Walker MP||Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State|
The "Permanent Secretary at the Department for Exiting the European Union was "Oliver Robbins. In September 2017, Robbins left the Department as the prime minister appointed him the EU adviser in the Cabinet Office. In October 2017, "Philip Rycroft was appointed the new Permanent Secretary, having previously been the Department's Second Permanent Secretary.
In March 2017 Robbins stated the Department had 322 full time equivalent posts, of which a quarter had been recruited from outside the civil service.
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