Yet much of the political establishment has refused to accept the result. Bristling with contempt for democracy these Remoaners are doing everything in their considerable power to thwart Brexit. The judiciary, media and Parliament are cynically exploited in their ruthless campaign of obstruction against the popular will.
The latest obstacle in the path to British freedom is the Supreme Court, which today begins its hearing to decide if the Government has to seek parliamentary approval before it can trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, the clause that signals the start of withdrawal from the EU.
The case arises because of an appeal by the Government against an earlier, highly controversial verdict by the High Court declaring that ministers could not embark on the Brexit process without legislation at Westminster.
Understandably this ruling caused widespread outrage given its peculiar implication that the referendum was only advisory. Such a stance directly contradicted the promise made by the Government that the result would be binding.
Indeed, during the passage of the Referendum Bill through the Commons in 2015, then foreign secretary Philip Hammond stated openly that: “The decision about our membership should be taken by the British people, not by Whitehall bureaucrats, certainly not Brussels Eurocrats, not even by government ministers or parliamentarians in this chamber.”