This petition was submitted during the 2015–2017 Conservative government

Rejected petition Call a general election before Article 50 is activated.

There is a swell of evidence that the recent EU referendum vote was not a true reflection of people choosing whether to be part of the EU. Instead it was used as a protest vote by many. The current government needs to prove it has the support and the mandate for change.

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