The Aftermath of BREXIT and the Accession of Theresa May

Lee Edward Ellison

“It’s happened, the Brits have done it and this is not good!” Not the typical phrase one would hear coming from a young French woman outside a pub in Piccadilly Circus at 2:00AM on a Friday morning. Although one could ask what would be a typical phrase at such a time. This morning in question was different, being the early hours of the 24th of June, the day after the Brexit referendum. It was too early to call at 2:00AM as the various vote counting centres around the United Kingdom began to announce whether their respected areas had chosen to remain or leave the European Union. As the pub crawl continued and the votes streamed in it became increasingly evident that the British people had voted to leave the EU. At 6:00AM with approximately 80% of