Posts made in June, 2016

UK Takes First Step Towards Their Brexit

Posted on Jun 24, 2016 in International | Comments Off on UK Takes First Step Towards Their Brexit

Driven largely by voters in England, the United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union, to make their ‘Brexit’. This won’t happen overnight, the process is likely going to be long and painful.

The Brexit Result

The vote was so very close, 51.9% to leave vs 48.1% to stay. The largest turnout of voters, 72%, in the last 25 years took part. Scotland and Northern Ireland voted solidly to remain. The vote appears to highlight divisions within the Kingdom. The coming changes may end up being more than just the UK’s departure from the European Union.

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