Get the facts: Brexit

13 February 2019

Mark Carney didn’t say Brexit could usher in “a golden age of trade”

Bank of England governor Mark Carney said Brexit is the first test of the new global order, not that it could usher in a golden age of trade.

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Mark Carney didn’t say Brexit could usher in “a golden age of trade”
17 December 2018

How accurate have Brexit forecasts been since the referendum?

Revisions to economic forecasts after the Brexit vote proved to be fairly accurate in the medium term, though less so in the short term.

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How accurate have Brexit forecasts been since the referendum?
26 October 2018

BBC Question Time: Recap and Factcheck

Question Time on 25 October 2018 came from Barrow-in-Furness. Topics covered included Brexit, austerity, Trident and non-disclosure agreements.

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BBC Question Time: Recap and Factcheck
12 October 2018

BBC Question Time: Recap and Factcheck

Question Time on 11 October 2018 came from Edinburgh. Topics covered included Universal Credit, Brexit, education in Scotland and whether it was quicker to order pizza or drugs.

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BBC Question Time: Recap and Factcheck
21 September 2018

BBC Question Time: Recap and Factcheck

Question Time on 20 September 2018 came from the West Yorkshire town of Dewsbury. Topics covered included the Chequers deal, rail nationalisation, Islamophobia in the Conservative party, and the point …

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BBC Question Time: Recap and Factcheck
14 September 2018

BBC Question Time: Recap and Factcheck

Question Time on September 13, 2018 came from the Oxfordshire town of Banbury. Topics covered included the Salisbury poisoning, Brexit, zero hours contracts, and prisons.

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BBC Question Time: Recap and Factcheck
11 September 2018

Irish border: how much trade?

We look at the volume of trade across the Irish border.

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Irish border: how much trade?
31 August 2018

Beer mat Brexit: do the facts stack up?

The pub chain JD Wetherspoon has recently distributed beer mats in its pubs making a number of claims about the EU.

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Beer mat Brexit: do the facts stack up?
23 July 2018

This viral image showing the cost of different Brexit deals is wrong in a lot of ways

It misreports figures which are themselves based on highly uncertain analysis.

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This viral image showing the cost of different Brexit deals is wrong in a lot of ways
13 July 2018

Is the UK going to become the EU’s tax collector?

The UK government has put forward proposals for a “facilitated customs arrangement” to replace the relationship we have with the EU through the customs union. We took a look at …

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Is the UK going to become the EU’s tax collector?

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