There was a referendum and leave won 52% to 48% so only just over half want it. They claim they want to take back their borders their money and their laws.
The EU has four non negotiable freedoms and the UK want to pick and choose.
So imagine you were a member of a tennis club and you said you didn't want to pay a membership fee any more but you would still like to receive the benefits of membership. Well that's Brexit.
All government impact analysis shows that the UK will be worst off outside the EU with job losers and a reduction in GDP.
Then there is financial passporting and medicines, we get our cancer meds from the EU for example.
Then there is a border question between Ireland, the north of Ireland and the UK.
It's all very complicated and there is loads and loads that I could go into here but these are the basics.
We had that referendum 2 1/2 years ago and we are no further along with negotiations since. We leave in March 2019 and if we don't get a deal we crash out with no preperations...a state of Emergency says the government