Two UK lawmakers start push for second Brexit referendum | Reuters

Reuters reports that two British lawmakers have begun moves to secure a second referendum on leaving the European Union, saying that voters must be given a chance to approve or reject the country’s exit plan before formal negotiations begin.

Source: Two UK lawmakers start push for second Brexit referendum | Reuters

Circa 4 million people have signed a petition calling for a second referendum.

There are a number of emerging themes.

Firstly, there are the ‘porkies’ told by Farage and Johnson during the campaign which have today been cited in an editorial in the NYT.

Secondly, there is growing recognition the the Brexit leaders do not have a plan.

Thirdly, there are deep legal questions over the authority to trigger Article 50.

Fourthly, there is the resignation of Cameron and the election of a new Conservative leader.

Fifthly, there are there is the growing pressure on Jeremy Corbyn to resign after accusations that he failed to engage with Labour voters in the referendum.

Thoughts?

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