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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
19 January 2018

How much is the UK spending on security at Calais?

The UK and France have cooperated on border controls around French ports for years. How much do we spend on doing so?

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How much is the UK spending on security at Calais?
19 September 2017

£350 million EU claim "a clear misuse of official statistics"

After we leave the EU, we cannot take back control of £350 million a week.

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£350 million EU claim "a clear misuse of official statistics"
4 August 2017

European airport delays—is Brexit to blame?

The controls affect all passengers entering and leaving the European border-free Schengen area, not just UK citizens.

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European airport delays—is Brexit to blame?
14 October 2016

Employment or immigration: which matters more?

Voters have expressed mixed opinions to pollsters on whether they’d prefer a more economically risky ‘hard Brexit’.

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Employment or immigration: which matters more?
22 June 2016

Ask Full Fact: quick answers to your questions

We've provided sources and answers to some more of your EU questions.

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Ask Full Fact: quick answers to your questions
22 June 2016

Will the UK pay for future Eurozone bailouts?

The UK can be asked for financial support for Eurozone countries but is guaranteed its money back.

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Will the UK pay for future Eurozone bailouts?
21 June 2016

Is the EU ‘pinching our fish’?

We looked into how the EU divides up the fish in its waters, the UK's position within the EU fishing industry and if leaving the EU would change things.

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Is the EU ‘pinching our fish’?
9 June 2016

Have 5,000 jihadis come into the EU?

Claims that there are 5,000 terrorists loose in Europe have been attributed to the director of Europol, the EU law enforcement agency. He says otherwise.

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Have 5,000 jihadis come into the EU?
8 June 2016

UK law: What proportion is influenced by the EU?

We often see conflicting figures on the percentage of UK laws that come from the EU. There's no one definitive answer, and many ways of calculating this.

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UK law: What proportion is influenced by the EU?

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