Started Jul 12, 2016 05:00PM UTC   •   Closed Mar 29, 2017 05:00PM UTC (6 months ago)

When will the United Kingdom invoke Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty?

To invoke Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon a member state must notify the European Council of its intention to withdraw from the European Union (Washington Post, Lisbon Treaty). Although a majority of voters in the United Kingdom's June 2016 referendum on European Union membership voted to leave the EU (BBC), it is unclear when Article 50 will be invoked or if it will govern the UK's withdrawal process (Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Financial Times).

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This question was closed as "Between 1 January 2017 and 30 June 2017" with an end date of 29 March 2017 (Reuters, CNN, BBC).

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