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Expert comment: Dear America - Brexit is about democracy, not (merely) economics

Dr Brian Jones 150x150 Tuesday 5 April 2016

The wider issues surrounding the debate on whether Britain should leave or remain in the European Union is explored by Lecturer in Public Law Dr Brian Christopher Jones.

In a piece for the Huffington Post, Dr Jones discusses the implications of political sovereignty as well as the economic repercussions of either decision.

He said: “While the economic implications of a Brexit hold significant implications, a little-discussed issue (within the US, at least) revolves around the political sovereignty of the UK as a member of the EU. When commenting on and discussing a potential Brexit, Americans must also understand this essential aspect of the debate.”

Read the full article on The World Post.

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