The petition brought in Jan this year from various MP’s which had a primary subject to revoke Brexit. It was not taken into much consideration by Britishers in Jan-Feb 2019. However, MP’s claiming that last Wednesday 20th March 2019 each second 2000 Britishers signing the petition which bought the total number closed to million till now.
The government’s petition website crashed several times on Thursday as hundreds of thousands of people voiced their discontent for Theresa May’s plans for the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union.
The one million signature mark was passed shortly after the prime minister arrived in Brussels, where she is expected to plead with European leaders to agree to a delay on Britain exiting the bloc
The Petitions Committee, a cross-party group of MPs appointed to examine petitions to parliament, said the rate of signing was the highest its website had ever had to deal with.
At 12.45pm, the committee said between 80,000 and 100,000 people were trying to simultaneously view the petition page, while 2,000 were signing every second. Till now the number has reached 2.5 million.
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