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Mutual recognition agreements (MRAs): all you need to know

What are mutual recognition agreements? Mutual recognition agreements (MRAs) are agreements between two trading partners to reduce technical barriers to trade. They…

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What is prorogation?

The government has many powers over the House of Commons that it can exercise without needing a majority. These powers include deciding…

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Indicative Votes

What are they? Indicative votes are a process which will allow MPs to indicate their preference on a number of different options…

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Brexit and Beyond: Alison Young and Mark Elliott

11 Mar 2022

Brexit and Beyond: Meg Russell

28 Jan 2022

The Facts

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When is the next general election?

The timing of the next general election is uncertain. The Dissolution and Calling of Parliament Bill (at the time of writing) has…

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What is the Lugano Convention?

The Lugano Convention 2007 is an international treaty negotiated by the EU on behalf of its member states, with Iceland, Norway and Switzerland.
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What is the Withdrawal Agreement Act?

The Act provided the means for the UK parliament to move law-making powers back to the UK from the EU. Read this fact to find out more.
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