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Old 12.12.2016, 18:25
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

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"many will remember what happened to Zac Goldsmith when he voted against his constituency" Except there were 72 Tory constituencies who voted Remain
Sure and 401 out of 632 MPs represent constituencies which voted for leave. So not sure what point you want to make.

If would be very difficult for MPs to go against the referendum result now unless their constituency was very strongly Remain as in the current climate it would be seen as flouting the democratic will of the people. And that's before you consider that May is unlikely to lift the whip on this one and Corbyn isn't exactly waving the European flag anymore (not that he ever was).
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