14 April's BBC Question Time, factchecked

We've factchecked the Question Time panel's claims about the tax gap, and the impact of leaving the EU on the UK's economy and borders.

EU facts behind the claims: immigration

In partnership with experts at the UK in a Changing Europe project, we've taken a look at the facts behind the claims on EU immigration.

Did 1.8 million migrants enter the EU illegally last year?

1.8 million illegal border crossings into the EU were detected by member states in 2015. This isn’t the same as 1.8 million migrants.

Can we trust our immigration figures?

We issue many more NI numbers to nationals from the rest of the EU than the number of EU nationals estimated to be immigrating here. We don't yet know why.

Explaining the EU deal: the ‘emergency brake’

Professor Eleanor Spaventa explains the 'emergency brake' idea. It would allow any member country to limit access to in-work benefits for new EU immigrants.

Explaining the EU deal: deporting EU immigrants

European Union member countries will find it easier to deport EU immigrants under the renegotiation deal, says Professor Catherine Barnard.

Explaining the EU deal: child benefit

Dr Charlotte O'Brien examines the potential legal problems with the EU deal on child benefit payments.

Explaining the EU deal: limiting residence rights for family members

Professor Niamh Nic Shuibhne explains the limits on residence rights for non-EU family members of EU immigrants in the EU renegotiation deal.

Jobs figures can't show record EU migration

Figures released today only show the number of EU nationals in work, not the numbers coming to the UK

Would net migration fall by 100,000 if the UK left the EU?

There’s no way to know whether net migration would fall by 100,000 if the UK leaves the EU.

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