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UK asylum policy after Brexit

Since the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020, the EU’s Common European Asylum System (CEAS) no longer applies…

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UK and EU Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Schemes

When the Brexit transition period ended on 31 December 2020, the UK left the EU’s Emissions Trading Scheme – a key pillar…

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The UK’s post-Brexit points-based immigration system

What is the government proposing? The government recently published its new post-Brexit immigration policy, which is to take effect from 1 January…

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Video & Audio

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Anand Menon on BBC Radio 4’s Westminster Hour: Covid restrictions, mask-wearing and universities

06 Jul 2021

Jonathan Portes on BBC’s Radio 4 Today: the EU Settlement Scheme

30 Jun 2021

The Facts

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What is Fit for 55?

‘Fit for 55’ is the name for a package of EU policy measures which are designed to ensure the EU reaches its…

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What is CBAM?

CBAM stands for ‘Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism’, which is the EU’s planned new carbon border tax. It will require importers of certain…

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What is the Nationality and Borders Bill?

The Nationality and Borders Bill was introduced to Parliament on 6 July 2021 building on the government’s post-Brexit immigration and asylum reforms set out…

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Freeports

02 Mar 2021

Brexit and Beyond: policy

15 Feb 2021

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