Britain's Broken Brexit

Is Brexit Broken?

Following the referendum held on 23 June 2016 in which 51.9 per cent of those voting supported leaving the EU (approx 17.4 million people) and despite the triggering of article 50 which would have seen us leave on the 29th of March 2019, here we are nearly three years later Read more…

2004 Civil Contingencies Act

What is the 2004 Civil Contingencies Act? The act was introduced by Tony Blair’s government because the previous emergency framework had proved inadequate during the fuel crisis of 2000 and the foot-and-mouth outbreak of 2001. Powers that can be used under the legislation, include “any provision which the person making Read more…

What is Article 50?

Article 50 Article 50 is a clause in the European Union’s Lisbon Treaty that explains how a country leaves the EU voluntarily. 1. Any Member State may decide to withdraw from the Union in accordance with its own constitutional requirements. 2. A Member State which decides to withdraw shall notify the Read more…