Petition for a second EU referendum gains more than 150,000 signatures – and will be considered for debate in Parliament

euThe petition attracted nearly 10,000 signatures in just an hour on Friday morning and by Friday evening had reached more than 157,000 signatures

A petition calling for a second EU referendum has reached more than 150,000 signatures – and will be considered for debate in Parliament

The page , set up by William Oliver Healey, reads: “We the undersigned call upon HM Government to implement a rule that if they Remain or Leave vote is less than 60% based on a turnout less than 75%, there should be another referendum.”

It attracted nearly 10,000 in just an hour on Friday morning and by Friday evening had reached more than 157,000.

If a petition gets more than 10,000 signatures, the Government will respond.

With more than 100,000 signatures, this petition will be considered for debate in Parliament. READ MORE OF THIS REPORT

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.