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Andrew Adonis’s case for a second referendum falls flat

22 February 2019

5:07 PM

22 February 2019

5:07 PM

It’s Andrew Adonis’s birthday and how better for him to mark the occasion than with a tweet about Brexit? Adonis, who has busied himself as chief cheerleader for the campaign to stop Brexit, took to Twitter today to deliver his verdict on how he thought momentum towards a second referendum had grown beyond all doubt:

But Mr S. isn’t convinced that the example he used really helped advance his cause. In the 2016 referendum, Islington was one of the top five strongholds for Remain in the entire country, with 75.2 per cent of voters opting for Britain to stay put in the EU. It seems that in the years since, in Islington at least, little has changed. So if Adonis really is looking for a ‘representative group of Labour members who don’t want to stop Brexit’, he might want to look a little harder than north London…


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