Never before in any of our lifetimes have we witnessed a democratic result challenged like never before since 52% of people voted for Brexit last June. Because of David Cameron's dismal failure to prepare contingency plans in the event of Vote Leave winning last year, leaving the EU has been undermined left, right and centre (literally, when you consider the fact Labour, the Lib Dems and even UKIP have attempted to thwart the result in their own ways). And then there was Gina Miller's legal bid to clarify who can issue Article 50 in the High Courts and the Supreme Court, and now Julian Fouchet's attempt to destroy it altogether.

But in regards to the French lawyer's bid to overthrow a democratic result, it just seems so ironic in this turn of events that the fate of Brexit's fate rests with an EU institution.

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The mainstream media should be making a big deal out of this, it is a juicy story. But we know so many of the big TV channels, the BBC being one of them, are pro-EU and will refuse to air it.

Because the European Commission has now issued its Brexit negotiating guidelines, Mr. Fouchet has two months to submit a plea to this European court to enable ex-pats to have a vote in a second referendum. There is a good chance the General Court could agree with the French lawyer's arguments. But they could easily quash the case. Yet a sense of European solidarity resides in the EU's institutions. With Britain's EU exit now becoming a reality, European institutions will do everything in their power to stop us from getting an easy ride in a bid to prevent remaining members from fleeing the sinking ship.

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The future of Brexit rests with an EU court. Let us hope there is still some common sense left in the upper echelons of Europe. #Politics #General Election #General Court