An ex-UK prime minister, Gordon Brown, has warned that the of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland is "sleepwalking" into . He also warned of disaster after the UK leaves the European Union. The UK will leave the European Union on October 31st (which is Halloween). Mr Brown believes that if the UK leaves the EU without a , the four of the UK will be in trouble. He said this is of nationalist . He said many people in the UK want for their country. He said the United Kingdom is no a united kingdom.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is countries - the three of Great Britain (England, Scotland and ) and Northern Ireland. Brown thinks Brexit has made in each country want independence. Most people in Scotland want to stay in the EU and voted against Brexit. There are of a vote for Scottish independence. There are also over a physical between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. People are talking about a reunited Ireland. Brown said: "We must recognize that is now driving British ."