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Is there time for another referendum before the new Brexit deadline?

MPs could force through a second vote but there is no sense in rushing the process—better to get it right 

By Alan Renwick  

Ballot paper and voting literature from 2016. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Archive/PA Images

The last few weeks have been a whirlwind of Brexit news. Campaigners for a no-deal outcome have made themselves heard—as have campaigners for a second vote. But the new Halloween Brexit deadline is just over six months away. This raises the question: is there time to hold another referendum before we leave? And would it be possible to conduct such a vote in a proper manner?

In a report published last autumn, my colleagues and I at the UCL…

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