What has the EU ever done for me?

Fact checks about reported levels of EU funding, budget controls, laws and freedoms

21 June 2016

How many businesses export to the EU?

It sounds like a simple question, but it’s not so easy to answer. We don’t have any official figures for how many UK businesses in total export to the EU.

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How many businesses export to the EU?
14 June 2016

The government's EU leaflet: employment rights

Factchecking the government's EU referendum leaflet on free movement and employment rights.

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The government's EU leaflet: employment rights
8 June 2016

Minimum wage, workers' rights and the EU: Prime Minister's Questions, factchecked

We've factchecked claims from Prime Minister's Questions on the minimum wage, workers' rights and the EU.

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Minimum wage, workers' rights and the EU: Prime Minister's Questions, factchecked
8 June 2016

What would Brexit mean for criminal justice?

Criminal law expert J.R. Spencer explains how the EU affects criminal justice in the UK, and how leaving the EU might change things.

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What would Brexit mean for criminal justice?
2 June 2016

The EU has reduced roaming charges

Remain campaigners often cite the reduced cost of using a mobile phone in other European countries as an EU success story. That seems fair.

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The EU has reduced roaming charges
2 June 2016

How much of your paid holiday is down to the EU?

The EU does give workers the right to a minimum 20 days of paid leave, but it was a decision of the British government to increase that to 28 days.

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How much of your paid holiday is down to the EU?
23 May 2016

Stronger In "facts" leaflet: lower prices

Factchecking the Stronger In "facts" leaflet.

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Stronger In "facts" leaflet: lower prices
9 May 2016

The government's EU leaflet: security

Factchecking the government's EU referendum leaflet on the security benefits of our membership.

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The government's EU leaflet: security
9 May 2016

The government's EU leaflet: travel

Factchecking the government's EU referendum leaflet on travelling in Europe.

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The government's EU leaflet: travel
12 January 2016

British students and the EU

Campaigners to stay in the EU have invoked the number of UK students going abroad on the Erasmus programme. Their figures are broadly correct.

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British students and the EU

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