Thursday, August 18, 2022

British petition calls for stay in EU with 4 million signatures


Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at

A British petition demanding the repeal of Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty and the survival of the United Kingdom within the European Union has collected more than 4 million signatures within three days.

“The government has repeatedly stressed that leaving the EU is the will of the people,” the European news channel Euronews quoted the petition as saying on Saturday. “We have to put an end to this claim by demonstrating the strength of popular support now to stay. Within the European Union.

A second referendum could never be regulated, then voted now. “The channel pointed out that the British Parliament must discuss any petition bearing more than 100 thousand signatures.

“For many people, now or never, considering that pro-survival activists have been silenced or ignored since the referendum was held in June 2016, which showed that 52% of the people who voted for the referendum,” Margaret Anne Georgiadou said.

The petition received more than 100,000 signatures in the first two hours of publication.

A previous petition called for the revocation of Article 50 of the English Constitution, which governs the UK’s exit from the European Union (BRICEST), if there is no plan for the country’s exit from the European Union by February 25, 2019, where it received 136,400 signatures; Britain on March 11.

The European Union has announced on Thursday to approve the postponement of the Brexit of 22 May if the House of Commons approval of the agreement next week, and if rejected, the extension will be until 12 April.

The United Kingdom has decided to leave the EU in a referendum on June 23, 2016, and officially began negotiations to exit the country by applying Article 50 of the Lisbon Convention, which regulates exit procedures.


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