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Article 50 Explained

Jim Riley

29th June 2016

We'll all be hearing much about "Article 50" over the coming days and weeks as various leadership campaigns are played out. But what is "Article 50"?

Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty Explained

The two minute Guardian video explains what Article 50 is and its significance in the Brexit issue.

Who will be the UK politician who decides to invoke Article 50? Will anyone have the nerve to do it given the consequences?

Does parliamentary sovereignty require that the House of Commons must first approve any decision to invoke Article 50?

How likely is that given that MP's are generally in favour of remaining in the EU?

Jim Riley

Jim co-founded tutor2u alongside his twin brother Geoff! Jim is a well-known Business writer and presenter as well as being one of the UK's leading educational technology entrepreneurs.

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