Brexit and the UK QPPV: Quo Vadis?

On June 23rd 2016, the UK public voted by referendum to leave the European Union aHer 43 years. Roughly 48% Remain, 52% Leave.

This was not legally mandatory but has been politically interpreted as ‘Brexit meaning Brexit’.

The next step is a decision to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty which triggers a legal process for withdrawal. This step rests with the Government.

Huge discussion about how this should be done properly. A possibility of full debate and vote in Parliament including whether Parliament to take into account the results of the Referendum along with other factors before making an ultimate decision in the interests of ALL the UK.

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