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Brexit – what happens next? 

With Theresa May’s proposed Brexit Agreement looking increasingly unlikely to be voted through in parliament on the 11th December the options for what happens next are looking very limited. 

Some of the cabinet are urging the Prime Minister to postpone the vote fearing that a big loss would bring down the government and bring further chaos with a General Election and change of leadership.

Plus recent polls show that an increasing number of people have changed their mind and now think that the original decision to leave the EU was wrong as calls for a second referendum are ever increasing.

What would you like to see happen if parliament decides to vote against Theresa May’s proposed deal?

What would you like to see happen if parliament decides not to vote for the current deal?

Continue with Brexit with no deal
0%
Return to the negotiating table with the EU to try and get a better deal
0%
Call a second referendum
0%
Call a general election
0%
Based on 4505 public votes.

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jentie51
13 hours ago
0
Thanks for voting!
Well folks, this morning I was delighted to learn that the European Court of Justice has ruled that Article 50 can be revoked without the permission of the other member states of the EU.

Also that Mrs M has cancelled tomorrow's vote.

This is music (a symphony even) to my ears!

What comes next is anyone's guess, but PLEASE not Moggy, Bojo or any of their special pals moving into number 10.

I am now watching several spaces with great interest.
CarolanneW
2 days ago
3
Thanks for voting!
RayH2
3 days ago
-4
Thanks for voting!
Let’s rejoin the EU as we like to give our money away. I like being told by a none elected group of people from overseas what we need to do. When I don’t like what I see and do the answer will always be you signed your sovereignty and your identity over to the EU so tough!

Mrs May has sold us down the river with her deal witch has no end date, no say, no dealing with the rest of the world until the EU see fit, Northern Ireland will no longer be under parliament controls. Britain will become just a state under dictatorship. We won’t have a prime minister just a governor and a small senate.

You keep believing the the Eurocrats will be fair to the England not a hope in hell.
JacquiT
3 days ago
5
Thanks for voting!
The referendum was a nonsense. 'Do you want to leave the EU?' Yes or no. NO indication as to what a vote to leave would mean. Or how we would achieve it. Or what it would cost. Or what we would gain. Hence the Brexiteers running for cover as soon as they won!
WessexMario
2 days ago
2
Thanks for voting!
There was no indication of what it meant because Cameron didn't know what it really meant. When he discovered, he abandoned ship.
outdoor girl
3 days ago
9
Thanks for voting!
We should withdraw article 50 and remain before any more damage is done to the UK.
Can’t believe there are still people wanting to leave without a deal. If you don’t care about the implications for yourself, you should care about the vulnerable and poor people in our society who will be very badly hit.
WessexMario
3 days ago
6
Thanks for voting!
The problem is the 2016 referendum was never about the EU.

The UK population would have voted against the referendum whatever the question on the ballot paper was, because voters feel that they are not being listened to, nor being represented properly, and thy are doing a poor job of running the country.
This is being confirmed by the fiasco that the politicians are turning Brexit into.

The important questions are not what are the causes and solutions to the problem, it's are we solving the right problem, and Brexit is not it!

The real problem is dissatisfaction with UK politicians, the voters taking the only opportunity given to them to register a protest vote. What this country needs to do is forget about Brexit, Brexit will not solve our problems.

Our problem now is how do the broken parties fix the broken Brexit project, and keep us voters happy. We need to reform the broken party political system in this country.

PS. Remain is missing from your options.
KathrynG9
3 days ago
12
Thanks for voting!
Remain. There's no better deal, and if we come out of the EU, we'll never again have as good a deal as we have now.
GeorgeS99
3 days ago
15
Thanks for voting!
Why no option to withdraw the article 50 notification and repeal the withdrawal act?
CarolanneW
1 days ago
1
Thanks for voting!
because mps wont vote for it
AndrewY
3 days ago
11
Thanks for voting!
Well we can't return to the negotiating table without cancelling A50 and compromising on Freedom of Movement. The majority of the public now see that they were lied to and brexit is going to kill the economy (and thus affect pensions eventually and increase prices). So there really is no excuse for not supporting a second vote now that we know the true situation (age 73)
jacare
3 days ago
13
Thanks for voting!
"Cancel Brexit" would be the most sensible option, but I see you haven't listed it.
KarenB645
3 days ago
-13
Thanks for voting!
Continue with no deal
CarolanneW
3 days ago
6
Thanks for voting!
why would we all make ourselves worse off, cut public services and destroy NHS? No way No deal should be an option
Surfer Pete
3 days ago
16
Thanks for voting!
Maybe it's time for us oldies to listen to our children and grandchildren. They are the future and will have to live with the results of our mess - the majority of young people want to stay in the EU.

They can't remember the 'so called' good old days outside the EU which frankly weren't that good!!

Maybe we should all listen to them and moderate our antiquated views and allow another referendum. For whatever reason they weren't engaged last time around - they sure will be the next time.
Pauline52
14 hours ago
0
Thanks for voting!
Yes, the young ones will have to live with whatever happens - that includes the breakdown of democracy if there's a second referendum. We live in a country where the result of a referendum is recognised as the will of the people. That means that the action must be carried out by our elected Parliament.

Suppose the Scottish referendum had been ignored? Or the 1795 referendum for the EU? Just suppose we decide now that no referendum is binding so government can just ignore it... what happens if there's a referendum about (say) going to war in the Middle East?
jentie51
13 hours ago
0
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Actually, Surfer Pete, the Danes held a referendum in 1982 re their membership of the EU. Because the difference between leave & remain was so little, the result was ignored and they continue as members.

My understanding of democracy is the opportunity to change one's opinion, and my understanding is that many, many people have changed their minds regarding their original vote.
PeterB89
3 days ago
12
Thanks for voting!
Anything but remain will ruin the future for our children and grandchildren. Second referendum gives the chance to correct the error of 2016, fuelled by deceit and interference from outside.
MaudL
3 days ago
-6
Thanks for voting!
Leave is supposed to mean leave that's what we voted for in the first place
AndrewY
3 days ago
0
Thanks for voting!
More fool you many might say
Remain
3 days ago
13
Thanks for voting!
#RescindRemainReform
StuartG9
3 days ago
-14
Thanks for voting!
For me the sovereignty of the nation outweighs any tied union with an EU political system which is bordering on Communism. The UK is strong enough to grow and prosper without the EU if our politicians get some backbone.
AndrewY
3 days ago
9
Thanks for voting!
Sovereignty? Define EXACTLY what you mean. All trading and interactions with other countries requires agreeing common rules (unless you're N Korea). We will suffer badly and will be squashed economically by the big trading blocks and nations.
CarolanneW
3 days ago
6
Thanks for voting!
I don't think you know that we are still a sovereign nation within eu. You have probably been misled by leave campaign as this suits their purpose. If you are interested in sovereignty then look at this short clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=USTypBKEd8Y
christine1850
3 days ago
2
Thanks for voting!
jentie51
3 days ago
17
Thanks for voting!
I voted for a second referendum, though my preferred option is to remain in the EU.

Back in the original referendum, I voted in favour of joining the Common Market, as it was then called & also voted to remain in this last referendum.

I also feel that a general election is well over due - this vile government needs to go.
Linda369
3 days ago
24
Thanks for voting!
I agree my preferred option is to remain. I am so fed up with the lies and cheating that politicians spout daily. We were promised more money for the NHS which many people voted for but there is no Brexit dividend.
Over the past 2 years it has become evident that we already have the best deal.
IanE7
3 days ago
22
Thanks for voting!
The level of ignorance here is frightening. People seem to think leaving is almost risk free, Insane. There is no chance of trading under WTO rules yet as there are outstanding objections to the UK doing so. By the way, the WTO is not in the slightest bit democratic. Why opt for an autocracy where we have no say when we are in a fully democratic EU (and please don't contradict me - my statement is fact)? And as for the huge damage this would inflict on our children and grandchildren, think further and repent. We have had it great. Free education, a good jobs market, free health treatment etc. Many of you want to take all this away when you have no clue about the basics of the EU or international trade agreements or the truth more generally. Clearly old age confers no inherent wisdom. I am ashamed of many of my contemporaries and agree with the young who criticise our selfishness and ignorance. Grow up as well as well as old please.
DavidR52
3 days ago
23
Thanks for voting!
There is no sensible alternative other than remaining in the EU. This Brexit farce is wearing the country and the economy down.
AnthonyF9
3 days ago
-16
Thanks for voting!
Go for a clean no deal break, take the hit for a couple of years and emerge stronger.
Gingernut49
3 days ago
17
Thanks for voting!
Even Rees-Mogg says it may well take over 50 years for things to improve - we'll all be dead then - and do you want to risk that for your children and grandchildren?
Please research what leaving with no deal would mean - and I don't mean reading the Express/Mail/Sun which is where it seems you get your news from.
We cannot revert to WTO rules as we are members of the WTO through our membership of the EU. Every trade agreement would have to be renegotiated and that takes years.
We've had no problems as members of the EU, only huge advantages, so why on earth would we want to leave the biggest trade organisation on the planet?
MikeK7
3 days ago
7
Thanks for voting!
Your unicorn wants mucking out and those fairies at the bottom of your garden are causing a disturbance.

Seriously, where on Earth do you get “a couple of years” from? Even the Victorian Stick Insect acknowledges that any no-deal split will take up to 50 years to get over.
GeoffreyW4
3 days ago
-11
Thanks for voting!
If Parliament vote against the deal then they need to say what would be acceptable and put it to The EU, demanding a free extension to the deadline for further discussion or crash out in March 2010
JohnJ1
3 days ago
-1
Thanks for voting!
Crash out in 2010???
ColinC15
4 days ago
-19
Thanks for voting!
Out means out. If violent is required then so be it
Wilf
3 days ago
4
Thanks for voting!
Probably not a good idea. We do not want the riots the French are having.
GeorgeS99
3 days ago
6
Thanks for voting!
Are you prposing that you resort to violence. that is a criminal offence. Expect a knock at the door.
RoyT
3 days ago
3
Thanks for voting!
What 17.5 million knocks???
WessexMario
3 days ago
4
Thanks for voting!
Inciting violence is a crime in itself.
AndrewM7
4 days ago
19
Thanks for voting!
Remain should be an option.
We owe our offspring the best chance of a future, economically, opportunities, travel, education etc living alongside our fellow Europeans.
JuneW88
4 days ago
21
Thanks for voting!
I didn't enter your poll: "What would you like to see happen if parliament decides not to vote for the current deal?" This i because it's biased to Brexit.

There should be a choice of "REMAIN in the EU" because we already have an excellent deal that we will never get again.
jentie51
3 days ago
10
Thanks for voting!
JuneW88, I so agree with you.
JAM
3 days ago
7
Thanks for voting!
SallyL2
4 days ago
17
Thanks for voting!
As a sort of 'point of order' - there should be only 3 options in this poll.
There is absolutely no question of any further negotiation with the EU. Both sides have made that clear.
If a 4th point is required, it should be 'Remain in the EU', because that IS an option, via the withdrawl of the Article 50 notification.
SallyL2
4 days ago
12
Thanks for voting!
Does nobody here understand what a 'no deal Brexit' would mean?
Please watch this:
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=OtkP3Hkc1cM&feature=youtu.be
LoisKS
4 days ago
-12
Thanks for voting!
The choice on the ballot paper in 2016 was to leave the EU or remain in the EU. That was it. No mention of any sort of deal, just to stay or go. The government said it would carry out the result, whatever it was. And it was by majority decision, even if it was 50% plus one single vote, that was it. 17.4 million people voted to leave. Since then, we have had no end of obstacles being flung into the part to exit, delaying tactics, project fear mark 2, the lot. We who voted to leave have been branded stupid, ill educated, "ray-cists" who did not know what we were voting for. Well, I knew - for me it was to take back sovereignty of our country! I think we should just get out and trade under WTO rules. The government should have been preparing for that option from day 1; their failure to plan is a scandal and a disgrace.
AndrewM7
4 days ago
10
Thanks for voting!
Garage, Johnson and both leave camps said we would remain in free market.
People quote WTO as a good option, 20 countries have objected to UK schedule, so deal in water.
Are you proposing becoming 51st state of USA with Trump in charge?
Gingernut49
3 days ago
12
Thanks for voting!
We've always had sovereignty - otherwise we would have had the euro by now. Not every EU law is voted in by Parliament. We cannot trade under WTO rules. Do please research what that means!
https://news.sky.com/story/traffic-chaos-and-school-dinners-at-risk-in-no-deal-brexit-kent-council-warns-11573490
LyndaR5
4 days ago
-8
Thanks for voting!
Give us what we voted for - Brexit! No deal!
Carol Barrow
4 days ago
-4
Thanks for voting!
The majority vote was leave the EU . They are now scaremongering the £ will be worth even less . Exactly like it was when we went decimal to join the Common Market 1971 the value of the £ was cut by more than half Also we didn't vote to join . And definitely not to be members of the EU . This was the biggest con ever , against the people of Britain . The ordinary hard working men and women who live here ..
GillB7
4 days ago
2
Thanks for voting!
17 out of 65 mil voted Leave, many thought it was advisory as act said, so didn't bother. I voted on in 1973 and still have same opinion despite the four pillars of governance growth in EU power, who just our Govt voted for.
JayM
3 days ago
10
Thanks for voting!
Let’s deal in facts - we did not decimalise to join the Common Market - the value of the £ was not cut by half - we voted by an overwhelming majority to stay in the EC in 1975 and it was clear at the time and has always been that the direction of travel politically was “ever closer union”. The UK has been more reserved about this than some members and currently has a number of special arrangements attached to its membership - we get a significant rebate on our membership fees; we are not part of the Schengen open borders arrangement and control our own borders; we are not part of the Euro and retain our own currency. As a member, we also have a veto on the vast majority of EU laws which must pass through the European Parliament where we have 73 MEPs elected by proportional representation. That’s why the best deal for us is to disregard the lies, misrepresentation and ignorance of the Leaver millionaires (such as Rees-Mogg) and stay a member of the EU.
MarionB6
4 days ago
-9
Thanks for voting!
We voted to leave we must leave the options given are worse than being in the EU we must leave with no deal and pay no money, we are only to pay on an agreement as the EU has blocked us and laughed at us they get nothing
CarolanneW
3 days ago
6
Thanks for voting!
Firstly the Eu hasn't blocked anything and nor are they laughing.
They are puzzled by the fact that they know that the UK has an excellent deal now and cannot understand why the people would want to be poorer and find life so difficult. Quite frankly neither do I?
We pay in to eu certainly but we get far more back in return. Our problems socially are all caused by our own government and the EU and UN have asked the UK to invest and improve our lives as 14 million are now in poverty due to govt failures to act.
We can revoke A50 and remain as we are in EU and start investing n our own society which is badly overdue. We can increase pensions we are currently lowest in table for a start and we can tackle housing and benefits too. The Eu was not to blame for our problems our govt done this
Gingernut49
3 days ago
9
Thanks for voting!
So you think we'd walk away without paying our debts? If you buy a car on hire purchase can you stop paying and keep the car? Would anyone lease you a car again? If we default on our agreement with the largest trade organisation, no-one would offer us any trade deal at all.
Maybe you should stop listening to Farage and Moggy. Even Mogg says we'll be okay in 50 years.
Neil_P
4 days ago
-6
Thanks for voting!
Whatever the sentiments - there was a vote held and the result was to leave, Ignore this and you destroy all credibility in the democratic process - no ne will ever bother voting again because there will be no point - the losing side will just kick-off until they get a vote they want.
That said the ideal would have been to leave the EU equalby with a fair deal as regards trade and movement etc. The probelm with that is the EU in its current form is run by Germany and France for the enefit of Germany and France. MErkels puppets, verhofstadt, arnier and Tusk, have done waht their puppet mistress had told them to do do and made the leaving proxess os hard as possible - presumably thinking that if they put enough diffiluties in the way the British would vae and say "OK we're staying". Sadly thoe who do not read history and roomed to repeat it - Merkel and Macron should have taken that lesson to heart. It didnt work in 1914, it didn't work in 1939 or at any other point in history after 1066. As a result of their attitude the best deal now of rthe UK is to leave with no deal. last figures I saw said 80% of our trade with the EU was buying from them and only 20% was selling to them so a no deal Brecit hurts the EU far more than us.
We prospered in the world prior to being conned by Heath into joining the EEC full time so I see no reason why we will not prosper again. All it needs is the right will of the people and the politicians.
CarolanneW
3 days ago
8
Thanks for voting!
we didn't prosper pre EU we were stagnating with age old industries failing. Our manufacturing was on its knees and unemployment was rife. We signed up n the first place because of this and have seen steady growth and fairly stable economy ever since don't let others kid you.
SheilaF
4 days ago
-4
Thanks for voting!
We voted to Leave, We won. No brainer, no going back.
Wilf
4 days ago
8
Thanks for voting!
Its not a question of winning anything. Its a question of if we do leave and its a disaster economically which it could be we will all loose
PATRICIACOTTON
4 days ago
-13
Thanks for voting!
The majority result of the referendum was to leave, so the sooner we do the better, no deal just walk away, enough of the EU messing about.
mick2e1hzm
4 days ago
-14
Thanks for voting!
I voted to leave and seeing the disrespect that the EU is showing us proves I was right, they had no intention of doing any sort of a deal, a lotof people will scoff but we are their 3 largest market, look at the trade deficit, and we don't have free trade we pay for it any the 52% of exports to other countries we pay a tariff on them to the EU we are a cash cow, a lot of people who voted remain should read what will happen if we stay in, Guy Verhofstat says we will be classed as new members with no rebates and no opt-out clause, and to those scoffer no we will not be aloud to remain as we are now, why do you think they are using Ireland as a club, and saying their way or no way
Dave VX
4 days ago
9
Thanks for voting!
I believe that we should remain a full member of the EU rather than moving into the unknown. There is strength in numbers and we cannot be sure that as an individual nation we would be capable of defending our economy. We would definately be better as a member of a group of nations trading with each other without tarifs and defending each other.
smreynard
4 days ago
-3
Thanks for voting!
Look what happened to Greece and Italy's economies?
JuneW88
4 days ago
7
Thanks for voting!
Thank you Dave, some common sense among the negative comments. I only joined to see if what was reported was right, that a large proportion of the older people voted Leave. I'm trying to fathom out how they managed to think this way, or not think, it seems?
Wilf
4 days ago
12
Thanks for voting!
I think a lot of people over 50 are unsure about leaving the EU. I for one am! I did not vote to become poorer or my family for that matter!
RonA5
4 days ago
16
Thanks for voting!
I cannot take part in your poll because it does not include the option -- revoke Article 50, scrap Brexit, Remain full members of the EU.
smreynard
4 days ago
-11
Thanks for voting!
Why would anyone want to stay in the EU?
JuneW88
4 days ago
11
Thanks for voting!
Me too. I will never answer any question without the chance to Remain. That's the common sense answer.
Wilf
4 days ago
12
Thanks for voting!
Biggest and wealthiest trading bloc globally..quite a good reason!
MalcolmW3
4 days ago
3
Thanks for voting!
This is already decided by the EU,remember the trip to show the Germans the proposals before the cabinet.
I have voted all my adult life but the standards of the politicians there are in parliament is appalling.I have no respect for them and as such will never vote again.It is a pointless exercise which they show every day by their actions.
JuneW88
4 days ago
8
Thanks for voting!
You have to be joking? Have you not seen just one day of the shower in the UK Parliament?
AlanB57
4 days ago
-20
Thanks for voting!
I voted leave.and will vote the same again I shall not be swayed by bulling threatening behavior by the EU. Or by lying greedy politions only looking out for themselves and making scaremongering statements that I class as high treason
In days gone by they would have no hrads
keithsooty
4 days ago
-7
Thanks for voting!
We shouldn't even have to have another vote .It was won fair and square .Leave now .
CarolanneW
3 days ago
6
Thanks for voting!
If anyone is treasonous its the leave campaigners our own Prime minister. They know fine well this is bad for the country and its people, they know only the wealthy will prosper and thrive. This is diabolical what they are proposing to do to us. We must remain and clear out those that are their to profit from politics
Ryder
4 days ago
0
Thanks for voting!
The majority voted to leave the EU and Theresa May said she would do as the people had decided but did the opposite. She did not want to leave so was the wrong person to lead the negotiations. Do not believe the doom and gloom merchants. This country will thrive without the EU's interference.
Gingernut49
3 days ago
6
Thanks for voting!
Even Mogg says it will take at least 50 years before we benefit.
Have you not researched the consequences?
There is no deal better than the one we currently enjoy as members of the EU.
LyndaG3
4 days ago
-1
Thanks for voting!
I voted to leave and have not changed my mind,
If anything I am more determined that I want to get out. The way the EU have treated us during these so called negotiations is absolutely disgusting. And if anyone thinks that they will treat us better if we stay in after all this well think again.
Not one of those people who have ruled over us and want keep doing it was ever voted in. So undemacratic. Also we owe them nothing. They owe us for helping rebuild their countries after the war. Have they ever repaid us? NO.
linj
4 days ago
-27
Thanks for voting!
Agree with everything LyndaG3 says.
smreynard
4 days ago
-13
Thanks for voting!
They have never liked us, only our money!
keithsooty
4 days ago
-5
Thanks for voting!
My dad fought in the war and risked his life to free them and thousands of others died for there freedom . My dad was lucky , he survived else I wouldn't be here now , but thousands of others weren't so lucky , Like you said we owe them nothing but they owe us a hell of a lot .
JuneW88
4 days ago
19
Thanks for voting!
The whole of the EU Allies risked their lives. You wouldn't have your freedom now if it wasn't for them all working with the UK. Five beaches for the invasion, three of them non-British ..... In with the Brits were guys from the EU27 and more. The most casualties were the Sikhs, more than any other country. The UK could never have managed alone but HEY, you want them to go it alone. Good luck with that!
MalcolmW9
4 days ago
20
Thanks for voting!
The overwhelming majority of British WW2 veterans voted YES to Europe in 1975, including both my parents. (My mother was a Royal Navy nurse).
LibbyW51
3 days ago
6
Thanks for voting!
Both my parents too. Mum in the WAAF and Dad in the Army and I also voted to remain in Europe in the 1975 vote, so if remain means remain why did we have this ridiculous Brexit fiasco anyway? It was clearly undemocratic to go against the will of the people.
Eeyore
4 days ago
14
Thanks for voting!
The option to #RevokeA50 and also #NoBrexit should be reflected in your poll to have complete coverage of all options.
Marley444
4 days ago
2
Thanks for voting!
As much as I would like another referendum, as I think the outcome would be different, I think another referendum would divide the country.
Eeyore
4 days ago
7
Thanks for voting!
The country is already divided! Split down the middle! Time this government did the decent thing and admitted it is not in the best interest of the country to leave the EU.
GeoffR5
4 days ago
41
Thanks for voting!
The country IS divided.
MalcolmW3
4 days ago
3
Thanks for voting!
And what happens if the result is the same?
mick2e1hzm
4 days ago
-1
Thanks for voting!
They will want the best out of three that's the EU way, they have done it before in other EU countries,
keithsooty
4 days ago
-6
Thanks for voting!
They will want another vote .And they will keep asking for another vote until they get the vote they want
CarolanneW
3 days ago
4
Thanks for voting!
the country is very divided anyway, the best thing is for people to have a final say now because a lot have changed their minds because of the illegal leave campaign. I dont think going through with a brexit based on 2016 vote is viable now. We all need another say
LibbyW51
3 days ago
5
Thanks for voting!
A bit late to worry about division I'm afraid as that is exactly what we have, caused by the false promises and lies about the false non-EU utopia in no small part I believe.
SheilaB83
4 days ago
-2
Thanks for voting!
I believe the EU have made the negotiations so difficult, because they don’t want us to leave ( don’t want to lose our very large contributions). Their usual tactics if any member doesn’t agree with them is to keep putting it to the vote until they do. Which is why they have backed us into this corner. I just hope the U.K. stick to their original vote to leave. The Absolute worst case scenario would be to hold a general election. With the toxic atmosphere at the moment, Corbyn might just get in. Even though, his government couldn’t get a deal any better than the one on the table. And we would be left with a Marxist Communist Government that would bring the country to its knees. Just look at all the far left governments in the world. Not one of them has been successful.
Eeyore
4 days ago
11
Thanks for voting!
The EU is rules and treaty based. EU set out from day 1 how it would be according to those rules and treaties. We are looking at a 'Withdrawal Agreement' (not a deal), based around the rules and treaties with some concessions where it is possible to make them.
GeoffR5
4 days ago
5
Thanks for voting!
Congratulations on believing all the lies peddled by the media and our corrupt government. Just look at the state of the country and the mess that May and her toxic cronies have got us in. Corbyn is the only way of getting us out of the mess and the next general election can't come soon enough. Let's hope it happens before May gets her way and cripples our once great nation.
mick2e1hzm
4 days ago
4
Thanks for voting!
Corbyn will make it worse he has been told that is the only deal, and after he called the EU he has no chance, just remember that 20 Labour held seats voted leave and the way Corbyn has lied to all those Labour leave voters no one will trust him and momentum will remove all MPs who support leaving
LibbyW51
3 days ago
2
Thanks for voting!
Marxist? You are joking where on earth do you get your information? He and the Labour party are barely left of centre and are Socialist not Marxist. They want a fairer society not this evil regime in which we live now.
Maryel
4 days ago
-1
Thanks for voting!
Northern Ireland mp's are calling the shots so we need a general election to stop them having so much power.
you left out the option of withdrawing article 50 and staying in the EU until we can withdraw without the chaos.
mick2e1hzm
4 days ago
2
Thanks for voting!
Northern Ireland is part of the UK just the same as Wales and Scotland, as for withdrawing with out the chaos that is not what the EU wants we leave they will lose Billions and not just the £350 billion we pay for free trade but also the tariffs on the exports we do to other countries that come to another £49 billion
TrudyLS
4 days ago
4
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I am so fed up of hearing that people who voted leave did not know what they were voting for. A very expensive booklet was delivered to every household outlining what a leave vote would mean. That is what I voted for and what I expected when leave won the vote. The time spent on negotiations should have been spent on upholding the result of the referendum and not on trying to stay in
deb1712
4 days ago
-4
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I agree. I actually didn’t need to listen to anyone before I voted Leave. I’d lived through it! There has been so much time and money wasted since we voted Out. The EU must be terrified of no deal and no divorce settlement. The sooner it’s sorted, the better.
JuneW88
4 days ago
11
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You mean the biased booklet? Don't forget it was all lies, both campaigns lied but behind Leave there was and still is a very dark area. It's being investigated .... oh, you must have read about it and heard about it? Surely? Put on any other media than the Brexit Broadcasting Service, they are still biased. Murdoch will be upset but never mind.

So Banks and Bannon are your bedfellows? Be careful who else is behind it all. You should know if you have studied the politic shambles this last two years.
CarolanneW
3 days ago
4
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trouble is the statements made from the leave side were not correct and it appears our own government did not realise the significance of what we get from the EU deal
Rotweiller
4 days ago
-17
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I've not voted in your poll. There wasn't a choice of "Just get us out - no deal".
Pauline52
4 days ago
8
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The first option is 'continue with Brexit with no deal'.
smreynard
4 days ago
1
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Yes there is that option.
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I think you will find that is the first option 😉
CarolanneW
3 days ago
6
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No deal actually means we leave without any trading deals. Thats why we would have food shortages and empty shelves in supermarkets, no medications and no jobs.
NO deal is not a viable option whatsoever.
PeterT5
4 days ago
-1
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Sad to see so many people taken in by project fear, we have not been better off in the E U , the vote was LEAVE, we have remainer negotiators, that’s why we are in this position. The EU need us more than we need them.
Gardenmad
4 days ago
-1
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I bet your Sally, your Silversurfers Editor, is no more than 30. Her suggestion that calls for a 2nd referendum are "ever increasing" are hardly borne out by the figures shown in your survey (24% at the time of writing) but I guess we're all a bit older than her!
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I'll take that as a compliment! I am actually well into my 50s ... and the reference to a 2nd referendum is not what our over 50s community is suggesting, this is in the press, which is why we published to poll. We always like to give our community the opportunity to speak out 🙂
JuneW88
4 days ago
9
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I'm probably a damned sight older than most of you and I voted REMAIN. I remember all the trouble the UK had while I was growing up. The feeling of claustrophobia when I wanted to get out and see the World. Well, you lot have taken that away from my great grandchildren. They may never have the freedom that I have. Shame on you all who voted Leave, a selfish and greedy vote.
JuneW88
4 days ago
11
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Then add the option to revoke Article 50 and Remain.
TrudyLS
3 days ago
-9
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How does leaving the EU stop anyone from seeing the world? How does it impact on anyones freedom. That is just another part of project fear distorting facts. We can live and work anywhere with a passport and a work permit just like I lived and worked in Germany. Plus the world is bigger than Europe.
Gardenmad
3 days ago
-1
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Junew88 you are being very naughty. We must be able to disagree without accusations of selfishness and greed. (though how they are applicable I don't know). I don't know what "trouble" you refer to when you were growing up but joining the EEC did not cure it. By the way the second E stood for 'economic' and that is all we originally intended. As for claustrophobia, I and most others did not experience it, nor did anything stop us travelling. Leaving the EC will make no difference whatsoever to people travelling to or from Europe or the rest of the world.

I and many of the 17.4 million voted for a better future for our grand-children (5 and 2 step-grandchildren in my case). You may have a different view and please feel free to express it, but not by being rude about those with as strongly held views as yours.

Anyway, our politicians seem determined to muck the whole thing up so there is little we can do but sit back and wait for the final result.
Pete H
4 days ago
-18
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Well what a mess we are in. After all the lies from the brexiteers and project fear from the remainers - unsurprisingly nothing that was promised by either side during the referendum campaign can actually be delivered. Thanks Mr Cameron for agreeing to a ludicrous In/Out referendum in the first place.

I hope Mrs May's deal is passed and we can leave and move on with some semblance of common sense. However petty infighting from the tories and the absence of any sensible alternatives from the inept opposition means we are in a Brexit stalemate and heading for a no deal carnage Brexit.

The EU are unlikely to renegotiate, a general election will solve nothing and a referendum will split the country even further - it's time for the politicians to look after the best interests of all of us and just vote the deal through so we can move on. It's not perfect but it's vastly better than the horrifically destructive alternatives.
Half pint
4 days ago
-16
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Good to see that not everyone has forgotten that Cameron and his policy makers used the promise of a Brexit referendum as a vote winner and when it came back to bite him he threw his dummy out of the pram and resigned! He should have been made to carry out his promise or immediately called another General Election saying "I was lying and I've been caught out", not just passed the poison chalice on to Mrs May! He should now be brought back to sort HIS mess out!
I'd still vote to get out!
CharlesN
4 days ago
7
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There is no deal available that is better than the one we already have.
Eeyore
4 days ago
9
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Bravo CharlesN! Finally a comment making sense!
JimS9
4 days ago
-16
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I would accept the deal
Wilf
4 days ago
12
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I do not want to become poorer. What difference has the EU had to the average Brit over the last 40 years. Result we are all a lot better off than in 1973 with 3 day working weeks etc. I remember those days. We had no car, no phone, food was terrible, no holidays, no work. Now UK is 5 th richest global economy part of the EU the biggest trading bloc globally. The 1st referendum was a farce. We were lied to by both sides. The government should calmly lay out the facts both stay and go and let the public decided properly instead of this shambolic fiasco.
Half pint
4 days ago
4
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Politicians have and will always lie! We all had the opportunity to decide which lies were most plausible! If we rerun the referendum we should rerun the election in which it was promised! Unfortunately time only moves in one direction.
Eeyore
4 days ago
25
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JuneW88
4 days ago
10
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Thank God, some common sense x
Wilf
3 days ago
4
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Thanks June! It is a matter of common sense. Who would want to be worse off than we are now? Doesn't make sense.
TrudyLS
3 days ago
2
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I am so sorry you had such an awful childhood Wilf. We only had a small wage in our house and my mum had to work part time and bring up 5 kids while Dad was abroad working. We had great food, mum was a brilliant cook, we had a phone on the table in the hall, we had a tv and went on holidays in a caravan. I remember the electricity strikes, bread shortages etc etc, nothing to do with the EU though
Wilf
3 days ago
8
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Hi Trudy, Many thanks. I probably gave the wrong impression. I had a wonderful childhood. Free of cares and great fun. My point was the UK in those days was a lot lot poorer than now and we do not want to go back. Brexit for me is not easy. There are benefits of being in and out of the EU. The main point is we do not want to become poorer as a nation and we have all been lied to by the politicians who are actually our servants. This is the incredible part. they DO NOT rule us we put them in Parliament to serve OUR needs not lie to us and create a mess!
KeithT43
4 days ago
-5
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Let's get out then negotiate what WE want from Eu
JacquelineD8
4 days ago
29
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Stay in. Let's be citizens of Europe, not "little Englanders"
Half pint
4 days ago
-11
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And wave goodbye to democracy??
Eeyore
4 days ago
9
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Absolutely agree with you!
Gingernut49
3 days ago
7
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What could be more democratic than allowing the people to vote for their future?
Of course, if you're taken in by the lies of the Express, Mail or Sun, then there's no hope!
TrudyLS
3 days ago
-4
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We will still be part of Europe, you don't have to be in the EU to be part of Europe, it is a geographical location, The Island of Britain can't move.
HannahA5
4 days ago
10
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Leaving with no deal is not the "no big deal" that some politicians make it out to be. It would leave us with absolutely no negotiating power with anyone. Any country outside Europe would rather trade with the EU than with a UK in an unknown situation. We'd be outside the single market, we still wouldn't be able to trade with the EU without observing their standards (supposing they even wanted to trade with us!) and the Irish question would still be unresolved. It would be tantamount to leaving in a tantrum, cutting off our nose to spite our face. Now that we know so much more about the reality of the situation than we did in 2016, let's go back to the ballot box and make an informed decision.
Pauline52
4 days ago
0
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My decision in 2016 was informed thank you. If you didn’t arm yourself with more details than the headlines, that’s your problem.
MalcolmW3
4 days ago
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You must have had better info the me.We have been bombarded constantly by the most negative comments by the media and the government.Digby Jone is a very respected businessman who, having run large companies, states that a no deal is not be feared and an opportunity to prosper in time.
Politicians,I am afraid, have lost my trust and the majority do not wish the leave the EU,which a cynic could infer,effects their input in the process.
JuneW88
4 days ago
11
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Well, you obviously didn't. Can't you see what has happened? Russian interference and Leave taking money worked the campaign in that direction. Why do you think the Remain campaign was so weak? It beggars belief that nobody thinks for themselves!
Already the'plan' worked out by a far right organisation is winning and you are playing into their hands. Now go back and read some more, not just one book or paper and you will see what I'm talking about. We were in a democracy and May is taking us down the road to dictatorship. We will arrive fully soon, unless it is stopped.
TrudyLS
3 days ago
-2
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how would it be an informed decision as no one knows what will happen until we actually have left
TrudyLS
3 days ago
-14
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How was the remain campaign so week, right from the start they have shouted doom doom and more doom. Some people just have more faith in the abilities of people in Britain than those who think that they are useless without the EU . Russian interference hahahahah, yes your right Russia told me what to do. Go back and read some more haha your arrogance is amazing.
Carol6
4 days ago
-4
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Carol Amison
If it had been dealt with as the voters voted for none of this would of happened. The result was leave. Not negotiate a deal which kept the Leavers AND the Remainers happy. The Leave vote won. That is what should of been acted on. If a vote is lost then it is lost. Leave won so now just do it with or without a deal
Wilf
4 days ago
24
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But we did not know all the issues then and the British public were lied to. Best to have another referendum me thinks.
Pauline52
4 days ago
0
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We knew the issues as well then as we do now - it’s entirely your responsibility to make sure you’re properly informed before placing your cross in the box. If you think you were lied to then, why are you so sure you’re not being lied to now?
SarahS47
4 days ago
24
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Stay in the EU! No argument as far as I'm concerned. The whole thing is just lunacy!
Half pint
4 days ago
-2
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Another non-believer in the democratic vote!!
Gilldee
4 days ago
8
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I would actually tell them where to go .we're leaving job done ,we cannot have a second referendum that is not democracy we voted out get us out.....
Wilf
4 days ago
6
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Yes but now we know more about the ramifications of Brexit and what it will do to the economy we would be fools to leave
No One
4 days ago
13
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Democracy allows people to change their minds. If you voted for one political party at a general election and they failed to deliver on their promises then you are free to vote for a different party at the next opportunity, That is democracy. This idea that there was a vote and everyone is stuck with whatever outcome forever is total nonsense. To be able to change your mind, learn from your experiences, change your beliefs or priorities is a right that so many fought and died for. I think you mistake dictatorship for democracy.
Wilf
4 days ago
10
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You make a very good point here. I have not heard this argument its exactly like electing a government. We voted for out...we learn its a fiasco and not what we were promised and we will all get pooer ...or maybe not? and so we should be allowed to vote again.
Wilf
4 days ago
8
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You make a very good point here. I have not heard this argument its exactly like electing a government. We voted for out...we learn its a fiasco and not what we were promised and we will all get poorer ...or maybe not? and so we should be allowed to vote again.
Pauline52
4 days ago
-3
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But the winner would have a chance to try wouldn’t they? The vote has not yet been honoured - ergo how can anyone know that it doesn’t work?
Pauline52
4 days ago
0
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But we don’t know do we? If the vote is never put into effect, we’ll just carry on having referendum after referendum- and democracy dies.
Half pint
4 days ago
-9
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Brexit was a democratic vote and was promised to win a General Election, therefore by your reasoning Cameron should have called another General Election to maintain democracy. By resigning he was saying that the EU was more important than British democracy! I don't recall anyone asking for a rerun of the General Election on the basis that it was won on blatant lies. Sounds like double standards to me!
Wilf
4 days ago
8
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Thats the point Pauline I think we should have a second referendum. take our time. Get all the facts down on a website and in the papers on one page. Simple for and against maybe written by an independent body and then lets all vote properly.
TrudyLS
3 days ago
-6
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You cant vote out a party until the next election so how can you have a second vote before the first vote has even been implemented
LeighB
4 days ago
-2
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Leave at the end of March as scheduled. 2 years of preparation have been lost but I'm sure U.K. Inc. after a brief dip will power ahead once we have got rid of the eu millstone.
MrsPat
4 days ago
11
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The most sensible option would be for a second referendum to settle this for once and for all. Mrs Mays proposal does not seem popular so what is the point of pursuing it? I still do not understand it. Why don't we get a view of it in the newspapers or on a website-just a concise view so the average British person can understand it.
Wilf
4 days ago
10
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I agree have a 2nd vote
Pauline52
4 days ago
-7
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'Once and for all'? Like the first referendum you mean?
Half pint
4 days ago
-3
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So if it went leave again we could have a third and carry on ad infinitum until it goes your way? Or if it was remain we could have the best of three! Democracy as I understand it is ONE MAN OR WOMAN (better stay PC), ONE VOTE, ONE TIME! Decision made!!
JuneW88
4 days ago
11
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You don't get a view because they don't want to tell us too much. It's for us to read as many academic papers we can, not the Depress, the Daily Fail or Bum newspapers but decent scientific papers. Watch the stock exchange. Have you noticed that as soon as there's a negative remark, ie saying there will be Brexit, the pound plummets. This is when the elite buy in. Then when it picks up, they sell. Didn't you realise. Brexit is making the rich get richer. We will get poorer, that is a certainty. It's all been done to avoid taxes and also, the state pension would be due to be regulated to a higher level in line with the EU. Of course the government don't want that! Plus the infiltration by Russia, now that's a big one and needs a book to explain! Just think what's happened so far that is negative. This isn't the end ..... not by a long chalk.
Bald123
4 days ago
9
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I have never seen such a debacle as Brexit-what a joke. The original referendum was all a pack of lies from both sides. The only option is to have another referendum. If we vote out gain fine lets go out. If we vote to stay in lets forget Brexit and get on with life.
TrudyLS
3 days ago
-5
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The problem with a second referendum is that they want more than in or out on the ballot paper in order to thin out the result. If a second referendum is to be democratic and uphold the result of the first referendum than it can only be either of 2 options. Leave with a proposed deal or leave with no deal

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