Second EU Referendum Petition Reaches 3 Million Signatures After Brexit Vote

That's a lot of support.

25/06/2016 09:47 | Updated 26 June 2016

UPDATE: 2nd #EURef petition was set up last month by Leave voter who's now very angry.

A petition demanding a change to the law to allow a 2nd referendum has passed 3 million signatures, the biggest of its kind in history.

It states:

EU Referendum Rules triggering a 2nd EU Referendum

We the undersigned call upon HM Government to implement a rule that if the remain or leave vote is less than 60% based a turnout less than 75% there should be another referendum.



Demand meant the petition website was temporarily unavailable on Friday morning.

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The number of signatures means it must be considered for a Parliamentary debate.

Despite the large support, not everyone agreed with it.

Leave won 51.9% of the total vote to Remain’s 48.1% after the final count. Turnout in the referendum was 71.8% - with more than 30 million people voting.

Despite an on-the-day poll predicting a win for Remain, Leave voters turned out in droves in order to take the UK out of the EU.

The decision has already sent shockwaves around the world and prompted the resignation of David Cameron.

Another petition using the hashtag #londependence calls on Sadiq Khan to declare London independent and rejoin the EU.

It states:

London is an international city, and we want to remain at the heart of Europe.

Let's face it - the rest of the country disagrees. So rather than passive aggressively vote against each other at every election, let's make the divorce official and move in with our friends on the continent.

This petition is calling on Mayor Sadiq Khan to declare London independent, and apply to join the EU - including membership of the Schengen Zone (Umm, we'll talk about the Euro...).

Mayor Sadiq, wouldn't you prefer to be President Sadiq? Make it happen!

 So far it has gained 110,000 signatures. 

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