The wrong piece of paper was handed to the declaring officers in the Brexit referendum, according to those who voted to remain in the EU.

“What they were handed was the results of an online poll as to whether Piers Morgan should be banned from breakfast television,” claimed one fervent Remainer.

However, the Brexiteers denied any mistake was made, with Nigel Farage asserting, “What was read out was read out and that’s final.

“However, I will concede that whatever anyone’s political affiliation, the UK should not be referred to as ‘La La Land’.”