Get the facts: Brexit

13 July 2018

The UK is one of the biggest contributors to the EU budget

The UK has been the third or fourth largest contributing country to the EU budget in recent years.

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The UK is one of the biggest contributors to the EU budget
5 July 2018

Post-Brexit trade deals: the Norway and Canada options explained

It’s a choice between a higher level of EU market access, or a lower level of EU regulation.

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Post-Brexit trade deals: the Norway and Canada options explained
18 June 2018

Does the ‘Brexit dividend’ exist?

There is no guaranteed extra money – or ‘Brexit dividend’ – as a result of the UK ceasing its contributions to the EU budget after leaving.

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Does the ‘Brexit dividend’ exist?
12 June 2018

Are families £900 worse off since Brexit?

The governor of the Bank of England said families are worse off than they were projected to be before Brexit by £900—the exact figures behind this calculation haven’t been published.

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Are families £900 worse off since Brexit?
21 May 2018

What’s happened to employment since the vote to leave the EU?

Employment is up, unemployment is down and there are more people from outside the UK in work than before the Brexit vote.

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What’s happened to employment since the vote to leave the EU?
4 May 2018

Estimates of lower GDP growth post-Brexit don’t mean a recession

Government analysis suggested economic growth was likely to be slower after Brexit than it otherwise might have been.

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Estimates of lower GDP growth post-Brexit don’t mean a recession
16 March 2018

The UK is one of the three largest economies in the EU

The UK is the EU’s second largest economy after Germany, or third after Germany and France, depending on the measure of GDP you look at.

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The UK is one of the three largest economies in the EU
16 March 2018

Our Brexit divorce bill will probably be paid off by 2064

The Office for Budget Responsibility estimates it will come to £37 billion in total.

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Our Brexit divorce bill will probably be paid off by 2064
9 March 2018

32,000 people work in the British steel industry

32,000 people worked in steel in 2016. More than half of these jobs are in Wales, and Yorkshire and Humber.

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32,000 people work in the British steel industry
2 March 2018

Over half of UK exports were via EU trade agreements in 2016

Just over half of UK exports were done via EU trade agreements in 2016. 43% of exports went to EU member states.

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Over half of UK exports were via EU trade agreements in 2016

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