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    Both Remain & Leave Were Sh*t: Reactions as Lord Sugar Calls for Boris Jail Time

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    Drawing on his business management experience, British tycoon and political advisor spoke to the House of Lords about the UK's withdrawal from the European Union.

    The Apprentice host, Lord Alan Sugar, backed the possibility of an argument to void the Brexit vote.

    "If it can be concluded that the public were misled," Lord Sugar believes the 2016 referendum on Britain's membership of the EU could be annulled.

    He argued that in business, before sending out a prospectus to shareholders, the management would ensure the comments and forecasts are legally and economically sound. Lord Sugar then proceeded to argue that this was not the case with the Leave campaign in the run up to the July 2016 vote.

    "…it should follow that those people who will be responsible for putting this country into 5-10 years of post-Brexit turmoil based on lies, should be imprisoned or at least prosecuted. Such as Boris Johnson and Michael Gove for the £350m lie on the red bus," Lord Sugar told the House of Lords.

    A dog sits by a sign as supporters gather for the launch of the Vote Leave bus campaign, in favour of Britain leaving the European Union, in Truro, Britain May 11, 2016
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    A dog sits by a sign as supporters gather for the launch of the Vote Leave bus campaign, in favour of Britain leaving the European Union, in Truro, Britain May 11, 2016

    Members of Parliament Michael Gove and Boris Johnson, the key figures behind the Leave campaign, supported arguments against the EU, warned of an influx of migrants putting more pressure on UK public services, and suggested that the National Health Service would benefit from the 350 million in freed up EU cash.

    Former London Mayor Boris Johnson (C) speaks during a Vote Leave rally in Selby, Britain June 22, 2016.
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    Former London Mayor Boris Johnson (C) speaks during a "Vote Leave" rally in Selby, Britain June 22, 2016.

    One of the biggest shocks came just hours after the announcement was made that the Leave campaign had won, when the then UKIP leader Nigel Farage, said that he could not guarantee that the US$463 million that had previously been given to the EU each week, would now be used for the NHS.

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    Lord Sugar posted the full text of his address to the House of Lords on Twitter. Reactions to his arguments poured in from commentators, some of whom disagreed with the business tycoon.

    One of them argued that both the Leave and Remain campaigns have failed.

    Lord Sugar concluded his speech by calling on a second vote — on the Brexit deal itself, an idea that many Labour and some Conservative MPs have recently championed.

    "I seriously believe the public were misled and for that reason I support the idea of a vote by the public to agree the final negotiated terms. The detail put forward to the public should be in the form of a simple bullet point document spelling out the ramifications and meaning of the negotiations. It should be approved by an independent due diligence and validation process to ensure the explanation is truthful," Lord Sugar said.

    There is no legal framework for the process of conducting the second referendum or for the EU's role in such vote. However, several possible scenarios have been recently outlined by the Constitution Unit at the University College London (UCL).

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    British PM Theresa May has however ruled out a second referendum saying "we had the people's vote and the people chose to leave."

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