On the Twelfth Day of Brexit Part II (The consequences for Europe)

A few thoughts on EU direction of travel post Brexit, why the EU is critical to peace in Europe, and what can be described as the Germany Problem.

What will Brexit mean to the EU

For many countries in the EU the UK is a counterweight to German dominance and to many northern EU countries, including Germany, the UK is (was) a counterweight to the ‘statism’ instincts of France and southern Europe, and a champion of market economics.

So despite the Mr Awkward tag, UK EU membership was significant; probably more significant to the EU than the EU is to the UK.

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