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Is result of the Brexit vote legally binding?

I write in response to the article headed "EU results not legally binding, 1,000 barristers tell Cameron". (News, July 11).

Surely, the barristers were, at the least, neglectful in leaving it until now after the referendum to inform the Prime Minister that he was about to engage in something that was not legally binding. Surely, the right time would have been prior to the referendum?

At the time, the PM stated that the referendum would be legally binding for all time and that there would be no going back on it. Can anyone tell me who is correct in this matter?


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