Article 50 video

We asked people whether they know what ‘triggering Article 50’ really means

"Brexit? What's Brexit? It doesn't mean anything to me because I've never been in politics, or understood it."

This week, the UK government 'triggered Article 50' – in other words, they handed the EU a formal letter saying they want out.

This is just the beginning of a negotiation process that's taken nine months to actually kick off. On the day of the referendum last year, we asked people to what extent they felt like the economics behind the campaigns was accessible – the answers weren't good. Now that things are about to really get going, we asked again whether people felt things were any clearer than they had been back then.

Here's what we found:

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  • Interesting story. I’m planning a business trip to Prato. Hopefully I will find what I need there.