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We'd have to get the green light from all 27 member states. And we would not get the privileges we had before we left, such as the infamous rebate. Assuming we still meet the criteria for membership.
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We don't. Not any more. The 1993 Copenhagen Criteria sets out the conditions. We don't meet them currently.
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"..stability of institutions guaranteeing democracy, the rule of law, human rights and respect for and protection of minorities, the existence of a functioning market economy as well as the capacity to cope with competitive pressure and market forces..." consilium.europa.eu/ueDocs/c…
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Plus, would UK’s current election system be classed as a “functioning democracy”? An 80 seat majority with little more than 40% of the vote, for example, might be regarded in some quarters as a “no”.

Feb 14, 2021 · 7:16 PM UTC

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