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Brexit Final Say: Parliament can legislate for fresh referendum within weeks, says Vince Cable

August 11, 2018 6:45 PM
By Ashley Cowburn in The Independent

Vince Cable at 2018 Spring Conference

Lib Dem Leader Sir Vince Cable is set to claim it is possible to legislate for a fresh referendum within weeks and for it to be held before the Article 50 process expires.

In a speech during a rally on Saturday - organised by the People's Vote campaign for a fresh referendum - Sir Vince is expected to dismiss concerns from Brexiteer "fanatics" that there is no time to get legislation through parliament for a second public vote.

"They are wrong, if not deliberately misleading. If parliament could pass laws to nationalise banks during the financial crash in a matter of days, then we can secure the legislation to allow people their right to a final say within weeks," he will tell people.

Rest of the article on The Independent website.