How will Britain leave the European Union?

The EU Referendum

On Thursday 23rd June 2016, the people of Britain voted to leave the European Union (EU).

Article 50

The UK Government will use special rules called Article 50 to leave the EU.

The process of the UK leaving the EU has now begun. This process is called Brexit.

TheĀ UK Government will talk to the leaders of the other 27 EU countries about what will happen when the UK leaves the EU. It could take up to 2 years to sort everything out.

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