May triggered Article 50 but what happens now? Joe Owen explains

Mar 30, 2017, 12:45 AM

The countdown to glorious independence or a ticking time bomb? Either way, Theresa May finally triggered Article 50 yesterday to start the two-year process of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. No sooner had the PM's six-page letter been delivered to the EU Council, than Jen and Tim got together with Joe Owen from the Institute For Government to discuss its salient points. Are we heading for bitter divorce or amicable settlement? Can it really be achieved in two short years? And what, specifically, happens next?

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