How Brexit Affects the UK
This past June, the UK narrowly voted to leave the European Union. Britain's exit, or Brexit, subsequently led to the pound dropping to its lowest value in recent years, as well as alienating nations and putting EU foreign nationals residing within the UK in jeopardy. Because of Brexit, the British Pound dropped to its lowest value in over 50 years. The reason why this happened is that Brexit released the UK from EU trade partnerships, making it more difficult for…...
The Evaluation of the Criticisms and the Referendums in the United Kingdom
Evaluate the criticisms that have been leveled against the use of referendums in the UKleveled A referendum is a vote, which may be local, regional, or national in its scale in which qualified voters are asked a question over a proposal made by the government that would affect how the people are governed. The answer to the question is usually 'yes' or ‘no'. It is important to note that national referendums are not legally binding on Parliament or government, but in practice,…...
Referendum in Scotland
The following example essay on "Referendum in Scotland" tells of a referendum in which citizens permanently residing in Scotland were asked to answer "yes" or "no" to the question "Should Scotland become an independent country?" For 300 years Scotland stood alongside Wales, Northern Ireland and England to form the United Kingdom, however a recent referendum nearly saw a change to that. Alex Salmond (first minister and head of the Scottish National Party at the time) had decided that an independence…...
CommunicationGovernmentPoliticsScotlandScottish IndependenceUnited Kingdom
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