Get the facts: What Brexit means

3 March 2020

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.

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No, the Treasury doesn’t expect the economy to shrink if we sign a Canada-style deal with the EU
28 February 2020

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.

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When arriving to an EU airport, which queue do I now use at passport control?
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
30 January 2020

Brexit: What will change after 31 January?

The main thing you need to know about what will change after Brexit day is that most things will stay the same—for eleven months, at least.

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Brexit: What will change after 31 January?
21 October 2019

Think tank did not say GDP per capita will fall by 7% under Boris Johnson’s deal

The Mirror incorrectly wrote that experts say UK GDP is expected to fall under the new Brexit deal.

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Think tank did not say GDP per capita will fall by 7% under Boris Johnson’s deal
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

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?
18 October 2019

This comparison between Brexit’s impact and the financial crisis is flawed

Government analysis estimated GDP and wages will be lower following Brexit than if the UK remained in the EU. It’s wrong to say the analysis says GDP and wages will …

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This comparison between Brexit’s impact and the financial crisis is flawed
8 August 2019

What is the Irish backstop?

The “Irish backstop” is an insurance policy in UK-EU Brexit negotiations to ensure there is no hard border in Ireland.

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What is the Irish backstop?

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