||<p>The Government has undertaken a wide range of work preparing for negotiations since
the referendum and this work is ongoing. As part of this we have looked at 58 sectors
of the economy, including the defence sector.</p><p><br>As the Secretary of State
has made consistently clear: our analysis is not, nor has it ever been, a series of
impact assessments examining the quantitative impact of Brexit on the 58 sectors.
Where appropriate, an impact assessment often accompanies major bills and regulations
to illustrate the effects of the changes.</p>