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Brexit

A guide to the transition period

A guide to the transition period - and what both the UK and EU want

Registering EU citizens during transition

A guide to the governments pan to register EU citizens living in the UK after we leave the EU on the 29th March 2019.

Transition agreement battlelines

Areas for potential disagreement in the transition period

What is a Norway deal?

A guide to what kind of deal Norway have with the EU, and whether the UK wants a similar deal.

Should we stay in the customs union?

An outline of what exactly the customs union is, along with the pros and cons of membership, and the opinions of the Prime Minister Theresa May.

UK Banks could handle a “disorderly” Brexit

An outline of the ability of seven major UK banks to continue to operate in undesirable economic conditions.

What is the Customs Union?

The Simple Politics guide to the Customs Union - and some of the arguments for and against.

When do we leave the EU?

(It should probably be added that while we will leave on 29th March 2019, we will then start the transition period. In many ways that will be a lot like we are still in the EU. The transition period w…

Free trade area v Customs union v Single Market

These three terms are thrown about all over the place. Here’s the difference.

Brexit Jargon decrypter

Brexit is hard to follow. Here’s a cheat sheet for all the words. You’re welcome.

The Trade Bill amendment

There is going to be some tension in the Commons when the Trade Bill comes back the to House. Here’s why.

What’s going on with the fishing industry?

During the transition period, we’re going to be in the Common Fisheries Policy. The fishing industry wasn’t very happy with this and Gove answered questions on it in the House of Commons. …

What is the Canada+++ model?

David Davis (head Brexit negotiator for the UK) has said he wants a Canada+++ model for our future trade agreement with the EU. Here’s the Simple Politics guide to exactly what that is.

What is the Single Market?

Here is the Simple Politics guide to the Single Market - and a couple of pros and cons.

Brexit Bill Amendment Generator

While the EU Withdrawal Bill is in Parliament, hundreds of changes (amendments) have been suggested by a huge array of MPs / Members of the House of Lords. We don’t think they should have all th…