Brexit Timeline of Events
23rd June 2016
The United Kingdom European Union membership referendum takes place, commonly known as the Brexit referendum. It results in 51.9 per cent of votes being in favour of leaving.
29th March 2017
The at-the-time Prime Minister Theresa May trigger Article 50 of the Treaty on the European Union, which begins the UK’s withdrawal.
29th March 2019
The initial Brexit day, when the UK was originally set to leave the EU. However, the process is delayed as the Withdrawal Agreement drafted and negotiated by the then Prime Minister Theresa May was not approved in the British Parliament.
7th June 2019
Theresa May announces she will resign as Prime Minister.
23rd July 2019
Boris Johnson is elected new leader of the Conservative party.
24th July 2019
Boris Johnson becomes the new Prime Minister of the UK.
31st October 2019
The UK is supposed to leave the EU, but the departure is yet again delayed.
12th December 2019
General election in the UK.
13th December 2019
The results of the General election are announced.
31st January 2020
Brexit day. The UK is set to leave the EU on this date.
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