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Over half of Brits want the Brexit final deal to be put to a referendum

Thursday, April 11th 2019 - 06:08 UTC
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Support for a referendum on the deal includes 35% of people who voted Leave in the 2016 referendum and 67% of people who voted Remain. Support for a referendum on the deal includes 35% of people who voted Leave in the 2016 referendum and 67% of people who voted Remain.

More than half of the public would like the UK Government’s final Brexit deal to be put to a referendum, according to a new poll. The Kantar poll found that 51% of Britons would like a referendum to be held on the deal once negotiations between the Government and the EU have come to an end.

One in three – 32% – would not like a public referendum to be held, and the remaining 17% do not know. Support for a referendum on the deal includes 35% of people who voted Leave in the 2016 referendum and 67% of people who voted Remain.

The poll also put Labour three points ahead of the Conservative Party on voting intention. Some 35% of the public would vote for Labour, the poll found, while 32% would vote Conservative.

The poll shows a nine-point drop in support for the Conservative Party compared to the same poll last month, and a four-point gain for Labour.

The Liberal Democrats polled at 11%, Ukip at 7%, the SNP at 5%, the Green Party at 4% and Plaid Cymru at 1%.

 

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  • chronic

    Block chain technology can secure direct electronic plebiscite.

    Bills can be nominated for consideration by digital petition.

    Artificial intelligence can swing the scales of justice.

    Parliament is obsolete.

    Apr 11th, 2019 - 01:36 pm 0
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