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The case for a second EU referendum

Nigel Farage was right—the tight result last year means there is “unfinished business”

By Sarah Olney  

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“In a 52–48 referendum this would be unfinished business by a long way.” Not my words, but those of Nigel Farage in the run-up to the vote last June.

I rarely agree with Nigel, but on that occasion he was right. The British people voted to leave the European Union on 23rd June last year, and I respect that result. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t big and important debates to be had about the future of our country. It is, indeed, unfinished business.

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