This petition was submitted during the 2015–2017 Conservative government

Petition Make future UK referendum results require a majority of 60%

Referendums are called by the UK government on matters of major constitutional change. Any major change from the status quo should have the backing of at least 60% of those who vote in each referendum.

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Recent referendums have demonstrated the strongly devisive nature of proposed major changes to people's lives, especially when the result is close to an even split. Having to reach a qualified majority of 60% in any UK referendum would help ensure that changes are more widely accepted amongst the electorate.

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