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I do not want a second vote on Brexit, but my fellow Leavers must be ready to fight for it again

The author speaking at The Emmanuel Centre in London Credit: Stefan Rousseau /PA

The EU referendum on June 23, 2016 was the greatest democratic exercise in the history of our nation. In the face of the global establishment and the outrageous tissue of lies peddled by those responsible for Project Fear, people still voted to Leave the European Union. That should have been that. If only. 

Had the Remain side won, any suggestion that a second referendum should be held would have been dismissed. But the establishment for once found itself on the losing side. Over the last 18 months its efforts to delay, to water down or, at the most extreme end of its wish-list, to re-run the referendum altogether know no bounds. 

It is the nature of the dishonesty of our political class that the vast majority of our MPs stood on general election manifestos pledging to leave the EU and the single market, yet just months later that so many of them have conveniently changed their tune. It is...

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