Petition launched calling for Peter Lilley and Anne Main to stand down after campaigning for Brexit

PUBLISHED: 14:00 30 June 2016

Harpenden MP Peter Lilley

Harpenden MP Peter Lilley


An online petition has been launched calling for St Albans MP Anne Main and Harpenden MP Peter Lilley to stand down.

St Albans MP Anne Main campaigning for 'Vote Leave' in St AlbansSt Albans MP Anne Main campaigning for 'Vote Leave' in St Albans

It says that both politicians campaigned ‘tirelessly’ to leave the European Union, despite constituents showing a “contradicting belief” to remain in the bloc.

The petition adds: “Having lost the support of the local electorates on this key issue, they can no longer credibly hold this office.”

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