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My Atom or Euratom?

On March 29th 2017, by the simple act of handing over a letter to EU Council President Donald Tusk, the UK Government set the country down a virgin path trodden by none before, enveloped in thick fog, with no map and only a vague idea of what the destination might be. One of the many unappreciated consequences of doing so, is that the UK has also signalled its intention to quit Euratom, which legal experts agree is a mandatory outcome of electing to leave the political union of the EU.

So what is Euratom, and why does this matter?

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