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Brexit A-Z | Letter V

Brexit A-Z | Letter V

Varadkar (Leo) Leo Varadkar TD became Taoiseach on 14 June 2017, becoming Ireland’s youngest ever Taoiseach. On 17 January 2018, the Taoiseach addressed the European Parliament and said that “For us [Ireland], Europe enabled our transformation from being a country on the periphery, to an island at the centre of […]

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Brexit A-Z | Letter D

Brexit A-Z | Letter D

  Davis (David) David Davis is the UK’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, overseeing the Department for Exiting the European Union. He is Michel Barnier’s (EU Chief Negotiator) opposite number during the negotiations on the terms of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. David Davis is the […]

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Brexit A-Z | Letter U

Brexit A-Z | Letter U

United Kingdom EU Referendum Results/Turnout Leave: 51.9 per cent Remain: 48.1 per cent Turnout: 72.2 per cent United Kingdom Independence Party The United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) was founded in 1993 to campaign for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. UKIP was led by Nigel Farage, who is a Member […]

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Brexit A-Z | Letter T

Brexit A-Z | Letter T

Tajani (Antonio) Antonio Tajani is the President of the European Parliament, having been elected to the position in January 2017. President Tajani sits in the European People’s Party (EPP) political group. In March 2017, then-Taoiseach Enda Kenny travelled to Brussels to meet with President Tajani to discuss the impact of […]

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