Thousands sign EU referendum petiton

More than 4,000 people from Burnley and Pendle have signed the online petition calling for a second EU referendum.

Monday, 27th June 2016, 3:11 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 6:36 pm
The online petition.

The petition currently has more that 3.7 million signatures, with 2,042 coming from Burnley and 2,542 from Pendle , although it is now under investigation by parliamentary authorities.

The House of Commons petitions committee said it had removed 77,000 signatures and was investigating further with reports of fraudulent activity.

Burnley voted 66.6% in favour of leaving the EU with a turnout of 67.3%.