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Does the Welsh Assembly get a say on the Brexit deal?

Despite the Welsh government seeking a place at the table, the UK Government sees the talks with the EU as an international…

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Does the Scottish parliament get a say on the Brexit deal?

Because the Brexit deal will be negotiated between the EU and the UK Government, there is no say for the Scottish Parliament…

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What does Brexit mean for Northern Ireland?

The Joint Report between the UK and the EU set out a number of things that won’t happen in Northern Ireland, but uncertainty…

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What is a hard border?

This refers to any physical infrastructure, from remote cameras to guard posts, that might be put in place along the border between…

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What is the Good Friday agreement?

This is also known as the Belfast Agreement and is the peace/political agreement concluded on 10 April 1998 between the participants in…

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Who is Arlene Foster?

She is the leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and First Minister in Northern Ireland (one half only of the co-equal…

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Who are the DUP?

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) is the main unionist party in Northern Ireland. It reached a ‘confidence and supply’ Agreement with the Conservative…

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