A. Even prior to the vote to leave the EU in 2016, Britain has been quite skeptical
of the EU. Discuss and explain two reasons for this skepticism.
B. Despite the skepticism toward the EU, the vote to leave the EU in 2016 still came as a surprise to many politicians and political commentators. Why?
C. When it comes to the politics of Brexit our textbook is already out of date! Boris Johnson replaced Theresa May as leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister last summer, and a general election was held on December 12th last year. How did Brexit dominate the 2019 election and how did the result of the election result in Britain finally being able to leave the EU at the end of January 2020?
A) For your answer here, I'd focus on British autonomy. As part of the EU, the British were required to accept a large number... View the full answer