Get the facts: Brexit negotiations

21 February 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.

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You can have freedom of movement outside the EU if you’re in the single market
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?
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
18 October 2019

Boris Johnson's new Brexit deal: four key questions answered

Following the publication of the revised agreement between Boris Johnson's government and the European Union, we look at four key questions about the deal.

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Boris Johnson's new Brexit deal: four key questions answered
18 October 2019

We fact checked this viral image on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal

Some of the claims aren’t quite correct and need some context.

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We fact checked this viral image on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal
18 October 2019

Could we still have a “no deal” Brexit in 2020 at the end of the transition?

A "no deal" remains a possibility at the end of 2020 even if the withdrawal agreement passes, but this is a different type of “no deal” to the one that’s …

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Could we still have a “no deal” Brexit in 2020 at the end of the transition?
18 October 2019

Does the new withdrawal agreement create a border in the Irish Sea?

Checks would have to take place on goods crossing into Northern Ireland from Great Britain.

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Does the new withdrawal agreement create a border in the Irish Sea?
1 October 2019

It’s not true to say a Brexit extension would cost £1 billion

You can say your plan is to leave with a deal, or you can say an extension will cost £1 billion a month, but you can't say both.

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It’s not true to say a Brexit extension would cost £1 billion
5 September 2019

GATT 24: new argument, same old problems

A new claim about GATT 24 runs into an old problem: the EU probably won’t agree to it, and it doesn’t explain that it would mean significant barriers to trade …

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GATT 24: new argument, same old problems
3 September 2019

Would an extension to Brexit cost £1 billion a month?

Not if you plan to leave with a deal, it wouldn’t.

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Would an extension to Brexit cost £1 billion a month?

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