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Read Theresa May’s Article 50 letter in full

The Prime Minister has triggered Britain's exit from the European Union

By Prospect Team  

Britain's Ambassador to the EU, Sir Tim Barrow hand delivers Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit letter in notice of the UK's intention to leave the bloc under Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty to EU Council President Donald Tusk, in Brussels, Belgium ©Alexander Britton/PA Wire/PA Images

The Prime Minister                                29 March 2017

On 23 June last year, the people of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union.  As I have said before, that decision was no rejection of the values we share as fellow Europeans.  Nor was it an attempt to do harm to the European Union or any of the remaining member states.  On the contrary, the United Kingdom…

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