There’s nothing undemocratic about letting the people vote on the Brexit deal - comments There's nothing undemocratic about letting the people vote on the Brexit deal 2018-10-31T13:39:20Z https://www.taurillon.org/there-s-nothing-undemocratic-about-letting-the-people-vote-on-the-brexit#comment23138 2018-10-31T13:39:20Z <p>“However, given that some of the fundamentals - for one thing, whether Brexit means leaving the Customs Union, a crucial question for Northern Ireland - were clear to no-one in June 2016”</p> <p>You might enjoy this video clip showing numerous leaders from both sides of the campaign saying categorically prior to the referendum vote that leaving the EU means leaving the customs union and the single market. So it seems people did know what they were voting for.</p> <figure class="spip_documents spip_documents_center ressource oembed oembed_video oembed_youtube"> <div class="oembed oe-video async clearfix" style="max-width:750px;"> <div class="rwd-video-container oe-play-button" style="width:100%;height:0;padding-bottom:56.27%;background-image:url('https://i.ytimg.com/vi/8-rkYJm8d6c/hqdefault.jpg');background-repeat:no-repeat;background-position:center;background-size:cover;"> <button><span class="oe-play-button_label">Lecture</span></button> </div> </div> <figcaption> <div class="spip_doc_titre" style="max-width:750px;"><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-rkYJm8d6c" class="oe-title" rel='nofollow'>Leave the EU means Leave the Single Market - You LYING Remoaners</a> <span class="oe-author"><br /><span class="oe-author_par">par </span><a class="oe-author_name" href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCchYF5bpSXSRzfFNdBAVMvQ" rel='nofollow'>Mark Braithwaite</a></span></div> <div class="spip_doc_titre oembed-source"><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-rkYJm8d6c" class="spip_url spip_out auto" rel="nofollow external">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-rkYJm8d6c</a></div> </figcaption> </figure> <p>In addition of course, the Government leaflet sent to every house makes it clear continued membership of the single market on leaving the EU would be uncertain.</p> <p> As a matter of interest, please could you write an article setting out in your view exactly what the position of the UK would be after a second referendum regarding EU membership. Dealing with such issues as the rebate, the numerous previously accumulated opt outs, the negotiated additional conditions offered to David Cameron in February 2016 and the UK existing legal requirement for additional referenda on any further integration with the EU in the European Union Act 2011. It would make for interesting reading I am sure.</p>