School of Politics and International Relations

Can the Queen intervene in Brexit? Why Elizabeth II could do something, but (almost definitely) won’t.

10 April 2019

Would the Queen intervene in Brexit? It is highly unlikely. Professor Tim Bale said: “I’m not a betting man but I would bet the proverbial farm on the Queen not intervening in any way, shape or form on such a controversial issue. There would be no precedent for such an intervention in modern times and she is far too wise a woman to set one now.”

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