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What does a ‘level playing field’ mean?

What is a ‘level playing field’? Level playing field rules are designed to ensure that firms making the same products can compete…

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Fishing: why is it such a tricky issue in UK-EU negotiations?

Fishing is a controversial issue because it is one of the few negotiating red lines that both the UK and the EU…

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Ratification of a Brexit deal

If the UK and EU reach a deal on a future relationship agreement, the deal needs to be ratified. What does that…

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Labour’s Brexit policy

06 Oct 2020

Brexit and Beyond podcast with Cas Mudde

02 Oct 2020

The Facts

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Will I be able to live in an EU country after Brexit?

If you already live in an EU country prior to the end of the transition period at the end of 2020, you will have the right to continue to live in that country with broadly the same rights as before, subject to any additional requirements that EU countries insist on.
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Who is Maroš Šefčovič?

Maroš Šefčovič is the EU’s representative on the UK-EU Joint Committee, which was set up to manage the implementation of the Withdrawal Agreement.
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What is the Union Customs Code?

The Union Customs Code (UCC) is the rulebook for managing the external borders of the EU’s customs union. Read this fact to find out more.
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