One of the major EU countries, the United Kingdom (UK), the EU has become a member after the first wave of enlargement. Historically Great Britain which opposed to the idea of a European Union, it has been in the economic and political interests despite efforts need to be a member of the Union. UK which became to member of EU, After UK’s application was rejected twice by Former French President Charles De Gaulle, took up a position the attitude towards EU integration by avoiding the problems inherent in the EU up to now. Recently leading to a referendum on EU membership in the UK, 52% of the people have voted to leave the EU. As a result of this situation, Britain's status will be determined according to Lisbon Treaty article 50. In this context, after England's departure from the EU, both in the the Union and in the UK what kind of changes, the advantages and disadvantages are problem of our study. Thus, with the departure of the UK from the EU, an evaluation will be carried out in the same way that economic troubles can be experienced and similar problems can be experienced in the EU, such as the separatist movements and the disintegration of the EU. In this context, it is aimed that the UK will face economic difficulties and the EU will face the danger of dispersal.

EU, United Kingdom, Lisbon Treaty, Separation from the EU, Referendum.

DOI: 10.52950/SS.2018.7.1.001


APA citation:
EKREM YASAR AKCAY (2018). POSSIBLE EFFECTS OF UK’S SEPARATION FROM EU . International Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. VII(1), pp. 1-12. , DOI: 10.52950/SS.2018.7.1.001

Received: 30 Dec 2017
Revised: 10 Feb 2018
Accepted: 6 Mar 2018
Published: 20 Mar 2018

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