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The withdrawal of the UK from the European Union on 31 January 2020, after a referendum that took place on 23 June 2016 when UK voters chose to leave the EU by 52% to 48%.
While Ursula von der Leyen recently acknowledged mistakes made by European leaders in handling Britain’s departure from the EU, in contrast, Rishi Sunak reaffirms his commitment to Brexit.
The Hallett Inquiry into the COVID-19 pandemic unveils dysfunction in the UK government, revealing intersections with Brexit. Testimonies depict Boris Johnson’s incompetence, a toxic culture, and how Brexit hampered pandemic planning.
Rishi Sunak’s decision to bring back David Cameron has distracted us all for now, but the long-term strategy is flawed5 min read
Rishi Sunak’s appointment of David Cameron as foreign secretary raises questions. Cameron, not a popular figure, is linked to Brexit and an era of austerity, conflicting with Sunak’s strategy. The move may have short-term benefits but poses risks for the Conservative Party.
The influence of Brexit on the Conservative Party has bolstered populism and pushed the party further from moderate conservatism towards the influence of Nigel Farage, which is characterised by detachment from reality and ideological purity.
Once upon a time, questioning the terms of Britain’s exit from the EU was effectively taboo. But times have changed, and the public might be more on board now than before.
The domestic political landscape is shaping up with Labour offering a closer and more harmonious relationship with the EU, while the Tories maintain a more distant approach. Time is running out to address the economic and geopolitical consequences of Brexit.