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11 December 2019

What do we have to pay to the EU for Brexit?

This article is part of our Ask Full Fact series on the 2019 general election, answering your questions about the election, from claims the main parties are making to what …

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What do we have to pay to the EU for Brexit?
10 December 2019

Is the 50,000 more nurses claim from the Conservative manifesto accurate?

This article is part of our Ask Full Fact series on the 2019 general election, answering your questions about the election, from claims the main parties are making to what …

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Is the 50,000 more nurses claim from the Conservative manifesto accurate?
9 December 2019

Is the European Commission unelected or undemocratic?

This article is part of our Ask Full Fact series on the 2019 general election, answering your questions about the election, from claims the main parties are making to what …

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Is the European Commission unelected or undemocratic?
6 December 2019

What do leaked Treasury documents tell us about checks on goods crossing the Irish Sea?

We look at what the leaked Treasury documents Jeremy Corbyn revealed say about checks on goods between Northern Ireland and Great Britain.

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What do leaked Treasury documents tell us about checks on goods crossing the Irish Sea?
2 December 2019

The BBC and ITV seven-party debates, fact checked

We fact check the key claims and major topics from the BBC and ITV seven-party debates, including the NHS, Brexit, poverty, immigration and criminal justice.

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The BBC and ITV seven-party debates, fact checked
27 November 2019

What do the trade documents Jeremy Corbyn showed actually say about drug prices?

The documents show that, as expected, drug patents are a US negotiating objective in trade talks. But they don't show us what, if anything, the UK has actually agreed.

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What do the trade documents Jeremy Corbyn showed actually say about drug prices?
27 November 2019

SNP manifesto 2019: fact checked

This page will feature all our fact checks on the SNP manifesto for the 2019 general election.

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SNP manifesto 2019: fact checked
20 November 2019

Most African countries can export goods to the EU tariff free

Nigel Farage talked about the EU putting up trade barriers on African countries. The majority of African countries have no tariffs on exports to the EU, although a handful do …

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Most African countries can export goods to the EU tariff free
20 November 2019

Lib Dem claims about EU health workers and the NHS are generally true

It is true that tens of thousands of NHS staff are from other EU countries, and that other EU nursing numbers have noticeably dropped.

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Lib Dem claims about EU health workers and the NHS are generally true
20 November 2019

It’s unclear whether an independent Scotland could be forced to join the euro as an EU member

The EU requires most member states to commit to adopting the euro at some point, but in practice it’s unclear whether member states would or could be forced to do …

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It’s unclear whether an independent Scotland could be forced to join the euro as an EU member
19 November 2019

The ITV Boris Johnson vs Jeremy Corbyn debate, fact checked

We fact check the key claims and major topics from the ITV debate between Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson, including Brexit, the NHS and inequality.

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The ITV Boris Johnson vs Jeremy Corbyn debate, fact checked
8 November 2019

No indication that the European Court of Justice would be the arbiter of all disputes in a future UK-EU trade agreement

The UK and EU’s mutually agreed intention is that the EU courts would only be the ultimate arbiter of disputes which relate to the interpretation of EU law.

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No indication that the European Court of Justice would be the arbiter of all disputes in a future UK-EU trade agreement

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