Get the facts: Brexit

26 February 2018

Trade across the Irish border

Trade across the Irish border was worth at least £5 billion in 2016.

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Trade across the Irish border
9 February 2018

More people are in work since the Brexit vote

Employment has increased since the Brexit vote, and the unemployment rate is 4.3%.

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More people are in work since the Brexit vote
9 February 2018

The pound has fallen in value since the Brexit vote

The UK had the third-slowest GDP growth in the EU in the last year, and the value of the pound has fallen by 12% against the Euro since May 2016.

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The pound has fallen in value since the Brexit vote
17 November 2017

Is the EU becoming less important to the world economy?

Although the EU’s GDP is growing, the rest of the world’s is growing faster.

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Is the EU becoming less important to the world economy?
27 October 2017

Has there been a recession since the EU referendum?

The UK economy has continued to grow since the UK voted to leave the EU.

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Has there been a recession since the EU referendum?
20 October 2017

What’s Labour policy on a ‘no deal’ for Brexit?

Labour has not said how much money it thinks the UK should pay to the EU when we leave. It has said that ‘no deal’ is not an option.

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What’s Labour policy on a ‘no deal’ for Brexit?
10 October 2017

Are British businesses struggling with recruitment?

52% of businesses surveyed by Lloyd’s Bank in June were struggling to recruit skilled labour.

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Are British businesses struggling with recruitment?
25 September 2017

10,000 finance jobs lost since Brexit?

There is no evidence we’ve seen showing that 10,000 jobs have already been lost in financial services following the EU referendum.

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10,000 finance jobs lost since Brexit?
15 September 2017

The food and drinks industry after the EU referendum

Has the food and drinks industry said they face significant disruption and economic damage in EU nationals continue to leave the UK?

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The food and drinks industry after the EU referendum
7 June 2017

Election 2017: what the parties haven’t told voters

Full Fact factchecks what the parties do say. Often what they haven't said matters even more.

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Election 2017: what the parties haven’t told voters

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