Get the facts: Brexit and the law

9 September 2019

What does proroguing parliament mean?

Parliament is being prorogued. Is this normal?

Read more…
What does proroguing parliament mean?
3 September 2019

A new Brexit bill doesn’t allow the EU to unilaterally extend the Brexit date

Parliament has the power to reject an extension date suggested by the EU.

Read more…
A new Brexit bill doesn’t allow the EU to unilaterally extend the Brexit date
18 January 2019

No postal votes from the EU referendum are recorded as “missing”

A higher percentage of postal votes were counted in the EU referendum than in the last two general elections.

Read more…
No postal votes from the EU referendum are recorded as “missing”
10 July 2018

Do EU rules prevent safer lorries?

Lorry design specifications are set by the EU, but the UK initially opposed its plans to allow safer lorries on the road.

Read more…
Do EU rules prevent safer lorries?
20 June 2018

Brexit bill: What amendments have been passed?

This week the Commons voted on 15 amendments that have been passed in the House of Lords over the past few months. We looked at what happened.

Read more…
Brexit bill: What amendments have been passed?
11 September 2017

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill will repeal the European Communities Act 1972. This means EU institutions can’t make laws affecting the UK any more.

Read more…
The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill
12 July 2017

Ask Full Fact: the 'Great Repeal Bill'

A brief explanation of the Great Repeal Bill announced by the government in October 2016, as part of the process of leaving the European Union.

Read more…
Ask Full Fact: the 'Great Repeal Bill'
13 March 2017

Brexit amendments in the House of Lords

What happens if MPs reject amendments to the law triggering Article 50 inserted by the House of Lords?

Read more…
Brexit amendments in the House of Lords
27 January 2017

The Article 50 bill

What does the law on triggering Brexit have in common with the law enabling women to sit in parliament?

Read more…
The Article 50 bill
26 January 2017

Why is there a Brexit court case in Ireland?

Campaigners are taking a case to the Irish High Court in order to find out whether a notification under Article 50 can be reversed.

Read more…
Why is there a Brexit court case in Ireland?

Full Fact fights bad information

Bad information ruins lives. It promotes hate, damages people’s health, and hurts democracy. You deserve better.