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

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Many, including Lord Kerr (formerly a British diplomat, now a crossbencher in the House of Lords), who drafted Article 50, and senior government figures including presidents and prime ministers within the EU, seem to think that Brexit is revocable provided negotiations have not concluded. This is just one of literally hundreds of references that attest to this position.
But they are all opinions, primarily from common law jurists and there are no stated provisions for it's withdrawal, nor is there any indication that all 27 would accept it. I expect it would be very unwise to start building future commitments on an assumption that could be over turned later. And there is every chance the UKIP would take such an action.

In any case I think it is all academic at this stage. With both of the main parties committed to BREXIT there is no one to pull the handbrake.
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