Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage in support for ‘Leave’ travelled the country, as did the Prime Minister David Cameron who led the ‘IN’ campaign. In the hours and days that followed senior politicians grappled for power. ‘Brexit means Brexit’ we were told, and we’re going to make the best of it!
The Sun newspaper has published a story indicating that Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II was backing for a Brexit on its front page on 09 March.epa/Andy Rain It was like that old party song the Okey-Cokey. A nation voting In or Out of the world’s largest trading block.Put your left arm in, your right arm out, in out, in out, shake it all about….. In the lead up to the June 23rd vote, campaigning had become dirty, nasty politics…gloves were off. A sadness hung over the media as if everyone’s mother had died.I woke at 4.30am that morning and turned on the television set. When I arrived at 5.15 am there were five or six photographers gathered outside Johnson’s home. That simple choice between IN or OUT had become more complex, divisive and painful than any of us could have imagined.By 7am that number had grown to some sixty or seventy people. Shock and dismay lingered in the fresh morning air. End.’ epa05656142 A b/w version of epa05171798British Prime Minister David Cameron walks out of No.Prime Minister David Cameron also stated he would resign.epa/Andy Rainepa05656163 A b/w version of epa05387258Former London Mayor Boris Johnson departs his home in London, , 24 June 2016.Buckingham palace has stated that the Queen is ‘politically neutral’ over the EU referendum.epa/Andy Rainepa05656149 A b/w version of epa05526854(L-R) British Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade Liam Fox, British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson and British Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis leave after a first cabinet meeting at Downing Street in London, Britain, 06 September 2016, since summer parliamentary recess.S President Barack Obama to 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, 22 April 2016.President Obama is on a three day visit to the UK where he will also meet with the Queen.