The Libraries of the House of Commons and House of Lords and the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) produce research briefings on a wide range of issues. Intended to aid the work of members of the Houses of Parliament by providing relevant background material they are also useful to anyone starting to research a current topic.
Recent titles on how leaving the EU will affect different policy areas in the UK include:
Importance of trade with the EU for UK industries: Examines the importance of trade with the EU for the sectors and industries of the UK economy.
Employment of other EU nationals in the UK: Provides statistics on nationals of other EU countries working in the UK.
Brexit: the July negotiations: What happened at the second round of Brexit negotiations?
Brexit negotiations: The Irish border question: One of the three main areas of discussion in the first phase of Brexit negotiations.
Some titles that have recently been updated include:
Brexit: a reading list of post-EU Referendum publications by Parliament and the Devolved Assemblies (updated 8 August 2017) briefing and reports from the UK, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The UK’s contribution to the EU budget. (updated 31 July 2017): how the UK contributes and how much it receives back.
Brexit: the exit bill (updated 31 July 2017): the issues related to the UK’s financial contribution to the EU after Brexit.
Brexit and data protection (updated 27 July 2017): reforms of EU data protection law and what might happen after Brexit.