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.
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.
We fact checked this viral image on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal
Some of the claims aren’t quite correct and need some context.
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.
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 fall, as Chuka Umunna claimed.
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.
Lamb exports to Japan aren’t due to EU trade deal
It’s incorrect to say we can only export lamb to Japan because of the EU-Japan trade deal. It’s because Japan lifted a ban on lamb imports from the UK.
Labour MP’s Brexit poll is meaningless
Tom Watson MP found in a poll that 84% of Labour members back a vote by members to decide the party’s future Brexit policy. But there are a number of flaws with the poll which make the results effectively meaningless.
This post about EU budget contributions is misleading
We don’t yet know what the EU budget will look like in 2022.
The UK can’t be forced to leave the EU or to join the euro
Political pressure to join the euro is all the UK might face.