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Brexit: what will happen if the UK has a second referendum? | Raw Politics

Brexit: what will happen if the UK has a second referendum? | Raw Politics
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Watch the panel on Euronews' Raw Politics panel discuss what a second referendum could mean for the UK.


British prime minister Theresa May has rejected calls for a second referendum and EU leaders say the Brexit deal cannot be renegotiated. 

Watch above as the panel on Euronews' Raw Politics panel discusses what this means and what is likely to happen next. 

Andrew Byrne, Brussels correspondent for the Sunday Times newspaper, said: "I think what we are seeing right now is such a level of parliamentary stalemate that basically — because the probability of Theresa May's deal being passed has faded significantly, even more so after last week’s summit of EU leaders — every other conceivable possibility now increases the probability [of a second referendum] and many people I talk to say a second referendum is the only way to resolve it.

"If there is a second referendum there will be an extension of Article 50, which means we’ll be talking for months."

Jennifer Baker, a technology journalist from, asked what would even be on the ballot paper if there were another referendum?

"What options do you give to the people? Theresa May’s deal? No deal or remain?" asked Baker.

"In which case, no matter what ends up top, it would be a minority option because you’re dividing the electorate by three than by two.... how to make the referendum work would be very difficult, technically."

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