Keeping up with Brexit
The decision has been taken and although we are a long way off having any concrete information to go on, we would like to help keep you informed of the latest developments in the discussion.
We have put together some useful links to help explain the background and what we perhaps are looking at in the future.
As usual Murcia Today provides an interesting write up about the events of the past couple of weeks:
Murcia and Spanish news round-up, week ending 24th June 2016
If you’re interested in what other countries are saying about it, here’s an article translated from an article in the French newspaper Le Monde:
Brexit, The Tough Lessons Europe Must Learn
Mark Stücklin at Spanish Property Insight reminds us that we’re not likely to see any major changes just yet:
Post Brexit, change will come slowly to British expats in Spain
The ties between all our countries are far greater than we might think. This article from El País indicated just how many Spanish companies have invested in the UK.
Brexit: how will it affect Spanish companies in the UK?
If you haven’t seen it already, this clip from Yes Minister has been circulating over the past few days:
Yes Minister — Why Britain Joined the European Union
If you were in the Remain camp then you might take heart from this tweet that suggests that it’s not all over until...
An astute online comment has some wondering whether Brexit may ever happen
As usual The Local has written a good piece summing up some of the most important points and noting that British people will no longer even be able to vote in municipal elections:
Brexit limbo: What happens next for expat Brits in Spain?
On The Pulse Has published the acting Prime Minister of Spain, Mariano Rajoy’s speech following the Brexit announcement:
Institutional statement on Brexit by the acting President of the Government
Whether you were or weren’t one of those frenzidly googling ‘what’s the EU?’ after the vote, this is an excellent and clear explanation from someone who knows. Perhaps everyone should have watched this before voting?
WATCH: “Dishonesty on an industrial scale” EU law expert analyses referendum debate