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UK Needs Re-Do of Brexit Vote: Tony Blair

Former UK prime minister wants a chance to reverse vote to leave EU
By Daniel Kay,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 28, 2016 1:54 PM CDT

(Newser) – Britons may have acted a little hastily in voting for the Brexit, says Tony Blair, and they should get another crack at it. "The bizarre thing about this referendum is that we took a decision but we still don't know the precise terms," the former prime minister told BBC Radio: "If it becomes clear that this is either a deal that doesn’t make it worth our while leaving, or a deal that is so serious in its implications that people may decide they don’t want to go, there’s got to be some way, either through parliament, through an election, possibly through a referendum, in which people express their view." Fifty-two percent of voters supported the June vote to leave the European Union, Business Insider reports. Current British PM Teresa May has promised to initiate the formal process of withdrawal by March 2017. (Read more Brexit stories.)

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