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An institutional mismatch: why ‘taking back control’ proved so appealing

Schmidt, Susanne K. (2020) An institutional mismatch: why ‘taking back control’ proved so appealing. LSE Brexit (07 May 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

‘Taking back control’ was a key element of the Leave campaign’s case for Brexit, but why did the principle find such resonance among the British public? Drawing on a new study, Susanne K Schmidt (University of Bremen) says it is important to recognise that some core features of the UK polity contrast with the EU’s political system. These institutional differences formed the foundations for Britain’s decision to leave.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/brexit/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2020 09:33
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2020 23:20
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/104760

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