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What is the EU Settlement Scheme?

Under the terms of the Withdrawal Agreement, EU, EEA, Swiss citizens and their family members who were legally resident in the UK…

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What visa options are available to EU citizens after Brexit?

Since the end of the transition period, free movement between the UK and EU no longer applies, meaning that EU, EEA and…

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What is the Dublin Regulation?

The Dublin Regulation (also known as Dublin III) is EU law setting out which country is responsible for looking at an individual’s asylum application. This is usually…

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What is Horizon Europe?

Horizon Europe is the EU’s funding programme for research and innovation projects for the years 2021 to 2027. The programme has a budget of €95.5 billion.  
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What is the Partnership Council?

The Trade Cooperation Agreement (TCA) established the Partnership Council – chaired by both the UK and EU – to oversee implementation, application and interpretation of the TCA. 
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What is the Joint Committee? 

The Withdrawal Agreement established the Joint Committee – chaired by both the UK and EU – to oversee implementation, application and interpretation of the Agreement. 
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What is the Independent Monitoring Authority?

The IMA is the body established by the UK government to ensure that the rights of EU and EEA citizens in the UK are being protected.
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What is the Trade and Cooperation Agreement?

What does the Trade and Cooperation Agreement mean and what does it include? How will it impact UK-EU relations going forward?
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What is a dispute resolution process?

Dispute resolution is the mutually agreed process by which disagreements over the interpretation, application or breach of a trade agreement can be…

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What is dynamic alignment?

Dynamic alignment is the idea that parties to a trade agreement maintain equivalent regulatory standards to each other in future.
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What is cross-retaliation?

Cross-retaliation refers to the idea that parties to a trade agreement can take retaliatory action, such as implementing tariffs, in areas not directly related to those in which a breach has taken place.
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What is non-regression?

Non-regression is the idea that different parties to a trade agreement commit in future to at least maintaining their current level of regulatory standards on things like labour law and environmental protection.
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