BBC News to broadcast a week of coverage as Brexit reaches the final six months mark.
With six months to go until the UK is due to leave the EU, and many questions still to be answered, BBC News and current affairs takes an in-depth look at where we are now and what hurdles our government needs to overcome before next March.
Running from Monday the 17th to Friday 21st of September, Brexit: Six Months to Go will examine key issues across the week the beeb note, such as the questions around the Irish border, immigration and freedom of movement, how much Brexit will cost/save the UK and how it might affect local businesses.
Victoria Derbyshire’s BBC Two show is part of the Brexit specials.
Proceedings begin at the corporation with Nick Robinson interviewing the prime minister for BBC Panorama and has exclusive access behind the doors of number 10 Downing Street as Theresa May attempts to navigate Britain’s negotiations with Europe. Then Reality Check correspondent Chris Morris will be answering audience questions across BBC Breakfast, 5 live and the Victoria Derbyshire programme in order to cut through the spin and help concentrate on the facts around Brexit. He will be on hand to explain to audiences some of the commonly used terms for Brexit and how it could impact their lives. Reality Check will also be assessing government preparations for Brexit and the current state of negotiations with the EU.
The BBC’s Six O’clock News and Ten O’clock news bulletins see editors and senior correspondents address the key questions still being asked by the British public whilst Radio 1 Newsbeat tours the country on a Brexit Road trip to hear directly from listeners.
There will also be coverage from Salzburg where EU leaders meeting informally to discuss Brexit including an outside broadcast from Martha Kearney for The Today programme on BBC Radio 4. On Friday, Politics Live will be taken over by the Brexitcast team to become Brexitcast Live.