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CIPFA to launch Brexit advisory commission

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) has announced the launch of an independent advisory commission to look at the impact of the Brexit negotiation options on public services.

Significant areas of focus for the Commission will be the future of public services staff from EU countries, state aid rules, how structural and investment funding will be replaced and whether collaborative EU projects and initiatives will continue, according to a statement by CIPFA.

The commission will be led by Julia Goldsworthy, currently the head of PwC’s market engagement and a former MP for the Liberal Democrats. She was Treasury special advisor during the coalition.

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