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How the European Union Works

The European system that Britain joined in 1972, and decided to leave in 2016, has changed considerably since then but the basic components are still the same:-

On the surface the EU looks like a state with a Parliament, a Constitutional Court, the Council as the Cabinet and the Commission as the bureaucracy but, in practice, it is a highly decentralised system with influence spread throughout the system.