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What does a level playing field mean?

23 Nov 2020

Dr John-Paul Salter explains what is meant by the term level playing field in the Brexit negotiations and why is it so contentious.

Fishing: why is it such a tricky issue in UK-EU negotiations?

11 Nov 2020

Why is fishing such a point sticking point in the Brexit negotiations? What do both sides want? Matt Bevington explains.

Ratification of a Brexit deal

26 Oct 2020

Matt Bevington explains the ratification process and what happens once a Brexit deal is reached with the EU.

The Internal Market Bill and Northern Ireland: where it comes from and what it might mean

25 Sep 2020

Professor Katy Hayward explains the significance of the UK Internal Market Bill for Northern Ireland, looking at its origin and implications.

What is an ‘Australian-style’ deal?

08 Sep 2020

What is the EU’s trading arrangement with Australia? If there is no deal, would the UK trade on similar terms in an 'Australian-style' deal?