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Old 03.11.2016, 20:11
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

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Yes, let's. She won 2 out of 3 rounds of voting, both by wide margins. For the 3rd round the other candidate dropped out citing lack of support from Conservative MPs. If that's not wining a vote I don't know what is.

As for a referendum only being advisory and not binding Parliament has never rejected the results of previous UK/National referendums held. So not only has that set up in the minds of the UK public that a referendum is in fact binding, there is precedence - and I would argue that makes legal precedence too - that Parliament cannot now vote against Brexit.
"If that's not wining a vote I don't know what is." There was no vote! Repeat, no vote! You cannot win a vote that did not exist!

"not only has that set up in the minds of the UK public that a referendum is in fact binding" In the UK our Parliament is sovereign and referendums are not binding in the UK, no extra binding provision was contained within the EU referendum legislation.
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