Petition Increase the success criteria for all future referendums to 60% of the vote
We request the Government create legislation requiring a majority of 60% in future referendums in order for the referendum results to be implemented.
Referendums can and have been deeply divisive, we therefore request a redefinition of the success criteria for future referendums to exceed the 50+1 rule to 60%.
Examples of divisions created through the 50+1 rule would be the Scottish Independence referendum of 2014 and the "Brexit" referendum of 2016.
At 10,000 signatures...
At 10,000 signatures, government will respond to this petition
At 100,000 signatures...
At 100,000 signatures, this petition will be considered for debate in Parliament