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Anti-Brexit petition has almost 5 million signatures

An online petition asking the government to revoke Article 50 and stay in the EU has reached almost five million signatures — with more than 110,000 coming from Kent.

Now, each constituency has been ranked according to their support for calling Brexit off.

A table, updated live, breaks down signatories by constituency and shows the percentage of constituents who have signed.

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Almost five million people have signed the petition
Almost five million people have signed the petition

An average of 500 people are putting their names down each minute.

As of this morning the results for Kent show the area with the most people in support of abandoning Brexit altogether is Canterbury with 12,026 signatures, representing a considerable 12% of constituents, while 15% of Tunbridge Wells residents have also signed.

Below are the full results for the county:

Marchers gather at Marble Arch Picture: Michelle Cox
Marchers gather at Marble Arch Picture: Michelle Cox

Yesterday hundreds of thousands of of people descended on the Capital calling for any Brexit deal to be put to a public vote.

Organisers claimed at least one million activists turned out, if true it would be one of the largest marches of the century.

How is Brexit going to affect Kent? For all the latest news, views and analysis visit our dedicated page here.


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