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E-petition 226071: Stop possible second referendum on EU membership

Published Thursday, November 29, 2018

Westminster Hall debate on e-petition 226071 relating to not holding a second referendum on EU membership.

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A debate will be held in Westminster Hall on Monday 3 December at 4.30pm on e-petition 226071 relating to leaving the European Union. Paul Scully MP will lead the debate.

The petition says a second referendum on Brexit should be stopped.

Currently the Government has no plans to hold a second referendum on Brexit. Some commentators have argued that the people should be given a final say on the outcome of the Brexit negotiations between the UK and the EU, particularly if Parliament rejects the draft withdrawal agreement.

If a second Brexit referendum were to be held Parliament would be required to pass an Act to enable for it to take place. This could either be an Act that deals solely with a referendum or could be another Act that includes provisions for a referendum alongside other provisions related to Brexit.

 

 

Commons Debate packs CDP-2018-0267

Authors: Neil Johnston; Sarah Priddy

Topics: Elections, EU institutions

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