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Is NI subject to EU fuel VAT rates, which cannot be reduced below 5%? 
17 August 2022
UK VAT is 20% for petrol, diesel and commercial energy use, and 5% for domestic energy Current EU rules apply to NI but not the

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Is the Belfast-Derry/Londonderry train no quicker than it was during Victorian times?
6 July 2022
On BBC Radio Ulster’s show Talkback on June 9, during a discussion about the impact of Brexit and EU funding on Northern Ireland, Dr Ben

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How is the NI Protocol affecting the local cost of living?
21 June 2022
Several claims have been made about devastating effects of the Protocol on the cost of living in NI. Claims such as the Protocol “is adding

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Do 20% of EU customs checks take place in the Irish Sea?
24 March 2022
It is unclear how this figure was calculated. Neither the DUP, DAERA nor the European Commission could confirm the figure. On 14 January 2022, the

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Economic effects of the Northern Ireland Protocol
8 February 2022
While economic models are a recognised way of using simple frameworks to illustrate complex processes, they are often based on assumptions and are ultimately tested

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Is what Northern Ireland buys from Great Britain four times more valuable than from Ireland?
27 January 2022
This claim is accurate. In 2019, the ratio of the estimated total value of Northern Ireland purchases from Great Britain (£13.4bn) to purchases from Ireland

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Is the Court of Justice of the EU the supreme court for all Protocol issues?
22 October 2021
The Court of Justice of the European Union is the ultimate arbiter on certain Articles of the Protocol, and has an indirect role in interpreting

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Are ‘extra months’ on pre-Brexit UK passports no longer valid?
30 September 2021
British passports used to visit the European Union or the Schengen Area following the end of the Brexit transition period must be less than 10

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Does the Northern Ireland protocol require certain aspects of EU law to apply in Northern Ireland and can this only happen if they are incorporated into Northern Ireland law?
23 September 2021
Certain aspects of EU law do still apply in Northern Ireland as a result of the Protocol, but these do not have to be incorporated

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Pets and the Northern Ireland Protocol
6 July 2021
Before the referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU, FactCheckNI published a fact check on the claim that pet owners travelling from Northern Ireland

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Can 45 NI Assembly members vote together to revoke and remove the Northern Ireland Protocol?
18 May 2021
The Assembly cannot simply vote and “the Protocol goes”. By December 2024, the Assembly will vote on whether to continue with or withdraw consent for

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Are UK passports produced by non-UK companies?
9 March 2021
The new (blue) UK passport is produced by Thales Group (headquartered in France). However, passports will be personalised with the holder’s details in the UK.