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What is Article 50 and why is it key to Brexit? What happens next explained

The Treaty of Lisbon, signed in December 2007, is the European Union's most recent constitution - and Article 50 makes provision for countries that want to leave

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Queen accused of BETRAYING Britain in shock LBC radio rant on the EU

AN ANGRY LBC caller accused the Queen of betraying Britain because she was constitutionally obligated to sign the Lisbon treaty in an astonishing rant.

from Telegraph.co.uk

Lisbon Treaty: more of Britain's powers surrendered to Brussels

An example of the effect and interpretation of EU policy convergence on member states domestically. The Lisbon Treaty was significant for a number of sectors within EU co-operation but Geddes cites it as a significant advancement in policy convergence on migration. However in this article, despite mentioning how this treaty could increase intragovernmental efficiency, domestic greviances transcend this, with the UK this as a loss of their national power which has been given to 'Brussels'.

from The Independent

Why Britain might not leave the EU despite a Brexit vote

When the European Union member states drafted and then approved the Treaty of Lisbon in 2007, they did not think anyone would ever want to leave ‒ it was a few years before the Eurozone crisis, and the bloc was still glowing from its watershed expansion eastwards.

The Treaty of Lisbon and the Future of European Law and Policy - edited by Martin Trybus and Luca Rubini - July 2012

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Forget Article 50! Britain can IGNORE Lisbon Treaty and quit the EU NOW, top lawyer claims

Forget Article 50! Britain can IGNORE Lisbon Treaty and quit the EU NOW, top lawyer claims. The veteran Swedish lawyer told MoneyWeek she was becoming increasingly frustrated at the unnecessary delays in formalising Britain’s European divorce. She said: “Despite my best attempts, everyone has been deaf to the painstakingly simple course for the United Kingdom to take: don’t trigger Article 50 at all. *******PLEASE REPIN ******* jp.

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Minister says we CAN’T stop EU army as Brussels regularly overrules UK on foreign policy

Again & again the EU has lied and tricked the electorate of Europe to subvert its will - when France & the Netherlands voted against the EU Constitution they re-introduced it as the Treaty of Lisbon so it could not be voted on by the people. The Minister is right, they will have their army if Britain stays in and there will be nothing Britain can do about it. Vote Leave - you surely have to be either brain dead or a rich aristocrat with a wind farm (that might be the same thing in some…

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Forget Article 50! Britain can IGNORE Lisbon Treaty and quit the EU NOW, top lawyer claims

Article 50 Brexit

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Forget Article 50! Britain can IGNORE Lisbon Treaty and quit the EU NOW, top lawyer claims

So far I've seen no rebuttal to the claim made several days ago by a top lawyer that Britain does not need to invoke Article 50 to leave the EU. Why?