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Fact checks about european union regulation, brexit and the impact this has on UK law

22 April 2014

Jobs, laws and 'Eurocrats': UKIP's European election posters

UKIP's 2014 European elections posters were described by some as "inaccurate". So do the claims made by the party add up?

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Jobs, laws and 'Eurocrats': UKIP's European election posters
4 April 2014

EU debate: A European Air Force?

Are there plans for EU-owned military capabilities, as claimed at the BBC's EU debate?

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EU debate: A European Air Force?
18 February 2014

Does Brussels influence 70% of UK law?

Last week a number of outlets reported that 70% of our laws are influenced by Brussels.

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13 May 2013

The European Union: some facts

Why does EU membership matter? It's estimated (although the source is murky) that 3.5m jobs are associated with EU membership. That's not to say those jobs are dependent on EU …

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