Mapping the world's opinions

Theresa May’s Brexit deal contains little to please brexiteers or remainers. Should the government go back to the people for a second referendum on Brexit?

No to a second referendum

The public has already spoken.

It would undermine British democracy

The public voted in the majority to leave the EU. This makes the vote legitimate. Explore

It Would Increase Division

The first referendum sewed division. The second would exacerbate the situation. Explore

It is an irrelevant debate

It is a pointless debate because we can't have a second referendum.

We don’t have time

It is a pointless debate because we don’t have time for a second referendum before the Article 50 deadline. Explore

We need a General Election not a Second Referendum

The Conservative party has made a mess of Brexit. The people need to vote on the leadership, not the policy. Explore

There should be a second referendum in some capacity

It is in Britain’s best interests to hold another vote

The Vote Leave Campaign Undermined the Legitimacy of the First Referendum

The first referendum was not valid as Vote Leave campaigned illegally. Explore

We need one more referendum to settle the Brexit debate once and for all

The first referendum did not kill the topic. We need one more to move on and put Brexit to bed. Explore

The People Who Voted for Brexit Are Dying Off

A natural demographic shift has taken place. By January 2019, even if nobody changes their mind, the country will be pro-Remain. Explore

Referendum between the May plan and a hard Brexit

The public has voted for Brexit but not for the type of Brexit. Since the politicians can’t agree, a referendum could decide the issue.

The Brexit on offer is not what we voted for

The issues that were important to people who voted to leave the EU in 2016 have not been addressed in the Brexit deal on the table. Explore

The Government Needs Further Clarification

The first election was the ‘yes or no’ the second will be the ‘how’ Explore

Referendum between the May plan and canceling Brexit.

Now we know what the deal is we should have a chance to vote on it.

We've Changed Our Mind on Brexit

Polls indicate the public no longer wants Brexit. Explore

A No-Deal Brexit is the Worst-of-all-Worlds Scenario

There is agreement on all sides that a no-deal Brexit would damage the country. Therefore, it need not be in the second referendum. Explore

Referendum with all options on the ballot

The only way out of the political deadlock is through a second referendum in which May's plan, a no-deal Brexit and the option to remain are all on the table.

There Must be Something for Everyone

All the Brexit camps must be represented in another referendum. Explore
This page was last edited on Monday, 19 Aug 2019 at 17:36 UTC