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Leavers of Power – Exit by EU & UK Governments’ Own Rules

To be successful in Britain’s upcoming EU referendum, a well-organised ‘Leave’ campaign would place a heavy – and sustained – emphasis on communicating to the electorate exactly what voting to leave the EU would result in. The campaign, that is to … Continue reading

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Muddying the Waters – a Messy Collaboration

If Cameron’s recent press statement (issued by a senior aide) tells us anything, it is that the Prime Minister is determined to keep risk and uncertainty as the central axis of the “remain” campaign in the run-up to the first … Continue reading

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‘Flexcit’ and Article 50

The blogger The Boiling Frog (TBF) has written an excellent piece on “Article 50 and withdrawal”. His analysis correctly identifies how the EU’s procedural stages of accession (Article 49) closely resemble those of succession (Article 50) – as set out by the Lisbon Treaty. … Continue reading

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