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Brexit: The Risks of Referendum Politique étrangère, No.1, Spring 2016

The British Prime Minister has announced that a referendum will be held to decide whether the UK will remain in the European Union. David Cameron’s announcement has prompted analysis of the risks it would pose for the balance among UK political parties, for British cohesion, and for the future of the European project. In England, the rise of euroscepticism and nationalist sentiment is real. The possibility of a “Brexit” should not be ignored.

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Vivien Pertusot is Head of Ifri Brussels.

 

Published in Politique étrangère, vol. 81, No.1, Spring 2016.

Brexit : les risques du référendum
Keywords
Brexit euroscepticism United Kingdom European Union