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Phil O'Sophical Silver badge

Re: How long until the new referendum will be called?

I think the sensible people asking for another referendum are asking for one that really seeks to establish what people wan

But realistically you can't do that, because there would only be one possible "remain" option, the one decided by the EU which controls the terms of membership, yet multiple ways to leave. Give people a choice between, say, three types of "leave" and one of "remain" then obviously the "remain" option would get the highest number of votes, even if the total for the leave options still exceeded it. For many people I suspect that "kill off the EU, go back to the EEC" would be a preferred option, but clearly that isn't a choice that can be realistically offered by one country alone.

The black and white stay/go option was the only viable one.

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