BREXIT - BREXIT Late June 2016 o Great Britain has voted to leave the EU What happened o Fluke from the get-go o Prime Minister David Cameron promised

BREXIT - BREXIT Late June 2016 o Great Britain has voted to...

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BREXIT Late June, 2016 o Great Britain has voted to leave the EU What happened?? o Fluke from the get-go o Prime Minister David Cameron promised to have referendum to appease members of his party (Torres) Never thought this would actually happen He was Pro-EU o Eurosceptic Don’t like the idea of the EU o Referendum held Thursday, June 23 rd 52 to 48 voted to exit EU Largest voter turnout in Great Britain for the last 25 years 72%, almost 30 million people o Referendum Single policy or issue put to vote by the people US only has state referendum, never national referendum Why?? o Significant amount of Eurosceptic As in every country in EU Latvia and Great Britain, and Iceland Fairly large Eurosceptic minority in their countries o Some believe EU not that Democratic? Believe Great Britain is under represented EU’s laws should be their laws How would people in Romania know best for Britain Tax Dollars going far away for issues that they don’t want o Hot button issue Immigration Exponentially elevated after Syrian Civil War o No one on other side thought it would pass No one has any plans now that it has passed No contingency plans put in place by government Pro-leave people have no plan either Stock market, value of currency dropping, and discontent within the people o Pro-leave- leave the EU and Pro-Stay- Mostly Government o Most Crucial part of Why Not sure 52% really wanted to leave Maybe 30% or 40% Largely a protest vote
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