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The EU Lisbon Treaty: Gordon Brown Surrenders Britain's Sovereignty

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Publication Date: March 2008

Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Nile Gardiner; Sally McNamara

Series: WebMemo

Topic: International relations (Treaties)

Keywords: Europe; superstate; special relationship; gordon

Type: Brief

Coverage: Great Britain


Prime Minister Gordon Brown's decision to reject a referendum on the new European Union Reform Treaty should be viewed as one of the biggest acts of political betrayal in modern British history.