The government is working with allies to reform the European Union to make it more open, competitive, flexible and democratically accountable, for the benefit of the UK and the whole of Europe.

Detailed guides

  1. EU law and the balance of competences: A short guide and glossary

    This guide explains key elements of EU law and their history. It accompanies the detailed guide 'Review of the balance of competences'. Read more

  2. Living in Ireland

    Information for British nationals living in Ireland and information on driving regulations in Ireland Read more

  3. Review of the balance of competences

    The review of the balance of competences will be an audit of what the EU does and how it affects the UK. Read more

  4. Reuniting Europe programme

    Find out about the FCO fund supporting Turkey and Western Balkans countries with the reforms necessary for EU accession. Read more

  5. Notarial and Documentary Services Guide for Belarus

    Documents and certificates available at the British Embassy in Minsk. Read more