Explainers

In-depth explanations of key Brexit issues

Professor Colin Harvey
Factsheet: Northern Ireland

Background Common membership of the EU has been a background assumption of the peace process in Northern…

Professor Catherine Barnard
Factsheet: a UK-EU trade deal

What is the current situation? The prime minister is committed to securing a ‘deep and special’ partnership…

Professor Catherine Barnard
Factsheet: the Article 50 process

Background Since the Lisbon Treaty came into force in 2009, the EU has had a formal procedure…

Dr Swati Dhingra
Factsheet: no deal – the WTO option

What is the current situation? The World Trade Organisation (WTO) is the global body governing international trade.…

19 September 2017
Professor Jonathan Portes
Factsheet: immigration

What is the current situation? The UK currently treats citizens of the European Economic Area (EEA) (plus…

Professor Nicola McEwen
Factsheet: Scotland and Wales

Background UK ministers have promised that the EU (Withdrawal) Bill will lead to a ‘powers bonanza’ for…

Professor Catherine Barnard
Factsheet: the EU Withdrawal Bill

Background It was always going to be the case that when the UK voted to leave the…

Dr Swati Dhingra
Trade deals with third countries

What is the current situation? The EU is a customs union: EU members have a common trade…

19 September 2017

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