Tag: Theresa May

Brexit

General Election outcomes – short term impact on Brexit

Note the date of this piece: 1st June 2017. One week prior to the UK’s General Election. This is written in response to the current state of the election debate and opinion polls. I cannot judge which of these outcomes will now come to pass – I instead am plotting what will […]

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A brief history of Brexit

British politics is messed up. Brexit shows it. The previous PM Cameron promised an in-or-out of the EU referendum back in 2013 if the Conservatives won the General Election, despite the fact that EU matters were considered rather unimportant by voters at that time. He promised this would happen by […]

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Feeling rather calm about the Article 50 notification

“How do you feel after Brexit day?” a friend messaged me on Wednesday night. “You’ve closed that chapter already, haven’t you?” “I’m fine” was my response. The friend that sent me the message was right – I have closed that chapter. While the Article 50 notification was a significant and somehow […]

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Article 50: the final countdown

Time until Theresa May triggers Article 50 (announced it will be 29th March – we think it is to be 1130 BST / 1230 CET)     Time until the UK crashes out of the European Union     Time since polls closed in the UK’s EU Referendum     […]