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Will the UK still have to adhere to EU regulations in case of Brexit?

The UK has said that it wants a free trade agreement with the EU that does not require it to align with EU regulations in future.
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What is NATO?

The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) is a military alliance of 30 countries set up in 1949. Read this fact to find out more.
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Does the EU have a common army?

EU member states make their own decisions whether to commit forces, and other personnel, to the military and civilian operations of the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP).
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What is the common security and defence policy?

The EU’s common security and defence policy was launched in 1999 to provide the EU with the capacity to deal with security challenges.
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What is a referendum?

A referendum is a public vote held to decide a single issue of key political importance. There are no set rules for referendums in the UK.
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Why did the UK have an EU referendum?

Holding a referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union was one of the promises made by Prime Minister David Cameron…

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Who were the key Leave and Remain groups?

Under the rules that governed the running of the referendum, there was a designated lead group for each side in the campaign.
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Would leaving the EU reduce migration to the UK?

The UK already has full control over migration from non-EU countries, and this would not be affected by leaving the EU. However,…

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What is EU regional and cohesion policy?

The policy objective of tackling regional disparity can be traced back to the Treaty of Rome. EU regional or cohesion policy developed…

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What happens if Britain doesn’t comply with EU law?

Read our fact which explains what happens if Britian doesn't comply with EU law, written by the UK in a Changing Europe.
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Does EU law take precedence over UK law?

The ECJ said that member states had agreed to limit their sovereign rights in areas covered by EU treaties.
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What effect would Brexit have on free movement?

Ministers have decided that free movement will end at the end of transition to allow the UK to control its borders.
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