You are a speechwriter for Prime Minister David Cameron. Write a TV broadcast to the nation in which you explain that the EU referendum vote was so close that you can't justify disconnecting from the EU.
You will remind the viewers that referendums are merely advisory and that the PM has a duty to represent not the wishes of the people, but their best long-term interests.
You will reassure them that they are not losing their national identity, but weaving it into the great fabric of a united Europe.
References to cricket and warm beer are optional, to ladies cycling to Evensong inadvisable, and kittens strictly forbidden.
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