History of European Union–United Kingdom relations

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Since the foundation of the European Communities, the United Kingdom has been an important neighbour and is currently a major member, until its stipulated withdrawal in 2020.

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  • We no longer enjoy the same liberties Americans do. We don't have a constitution. We don't have a First Amendment. What we have, and what the whole of Europe has, is the Lisbon Treaty, a kind of top-down constitution that has been imposed on us against our will. And, unlike the American Constitution which empowers the people, the European constitution dis-empowers the people, and empowers the un-elected bureaucrats and career politicians for whose sole benefit it was created.

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