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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.

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?