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

Publication Date: March 2008

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

Author(s): Nile Gardiner; Sally McNamara

Research Area: International relations

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.