What Brexit means
Fact checks about the reported impacts of Brexit including imports, holidays, passports and the single market.
No, the Treasury doesn’t expect the economy to shrink if we sign a Canada-style deal with the EU
The Treasury estimates that Brexit will cause GDP to grow more slowly than if we hadn’t left the EU, but not to shrink.
When arriving to an EU airport, which queue do I now use at passport control?
Continue to use the EU/EEA/Switzerland queue at European airports until the end of 2020.
You can have freedom of movement outside the EU if you’re in the single market
Norway and some other countries follow the free movement rules of the single market without being EU members.
Europe fact checks
Post makes misleading claims about Covid vaccines and animal trials
Animals used in clinical trials are usually euthanised so scientists can examine their organs.
The government’s numbers on savings for wine drinkers don’t add up
The government estimated its new imports policy will save wine drinkers £130 million. An industry body puts the figure at around £30 million.