UK News The British public supports a referendum on the Brexit deal for the first time

08:08  10 april  2018
08:08  10 april  2018 Source:   msn.com

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LONDON — Support for a second referendum on Brexit is growing among British voters, amid diminishing optimism about the U.K.’s future outside the European Clearly there is something going badly wrong in Europe if Germany now has some 90 MP’s of the far right for the first time in 70 Years.

And the support comes from voters on both sides of the Brexit debate: The poll estimates that one “Remainers are thinking about a referendum that gives you a choice between Theresa May’s deal Menon notes, however, that the British government might not have the luxury of that kind of time .

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The British public supports a vote on the terms of the final Brexit deal for the first time, according to a new opinion poll.

The poll, conducted by YouGov for pro-Brexit campaign group Best for Britain, found that 44% of Brits want to vote on the deal Theresa May brings back from Brussels at the end of Brexit negotiations, while 36% do not.

A flotilla of fishing boats by the Gateshead Millennium Bridge in Newcastle, in a protest, organised by Campaign for an Independent Britain and Fishing for Leave, against the deal © PA A flotilla of fishing boats by the Gateshead Millennium Bridge in Newcastle, in a protest, organised by Campaign for an Independent Britain and Fishing for Leave, against the deal

It is the first poll to indicate public support for a referendum on the final deal. A separate question found that more people would support remaining in the European Union than leaving, with 44% in favour and 41% against.

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A paper discussing the United Kingdom’s relationship with Europe and the impact of ‘ Brexit ’ on the British economy. A referendum is due to be held before the end of 2017 but it looks increasingly likely that it will occur before the end of 2016.

This report aims to understand the psychology of the EU membership referendum vote amongst the British public . vote and satisfaction of first time voters in collaboration with some Electoral Commissions worldwide. Our project has been supported by two European Research Council grants

Here are the key findings:

  • 44% of people want a "final say" on the Brexit deal that Prime Minister May is currently negotiating, compared to 36% who don't
  • 19% told YouGov they were not sure
  • Nearly a quarter of Leave voters (23%) want a final vote on the terms, as do two thirds (66%) of Labour voters

Eloise Todd, chief executive of Best for Britain, said: "There is a decisive majority in favour of a final say for the people of our country on the terms of Brexit. This poll is a turning point moment.

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"The only democratic way to finish this process is to make sure the people of this country — not MPs across Europe — have the final say, giving them an informed choice on the two options available to them: the deal the government brings back and our current terms.

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The New York Times . Europe|Could Britain Have a Second Referendum on ‘ Brexit ’? Search. Subscribe Now. In March 2017, Britain became the first country to invoke Article 50, setting the exit process in motion. It is not clear that the process could be reversed, even if the British public voted

“The possibility of Brexit is sharpening the British public ’s minds, and now there is a decisive majority in It’s the first time YouGov has returned a result in support of a vote specifically between accepting the An ICM poll for the Guardian in January found supporters of a second EU referendum

"We now need MPs across Parliament, from Corbyn’s front bench to the moderates of the Conservative party to do what’s best for Britain and back a people’s vote on the terms."

Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage speaking during the Changing Europe conference on Brexit in central London. © PA Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage speaking during the Changing Europe conference on Brexit in central London.

The UK is scheduled to leave the EU in March next year with formal negotiations set to conclude by October. A new referendum would, therefore, have to take place within the five-month window between the two dates.

May has repeatedly ruled out the prospect of a second referendum. She told a conference in Germany last year that there was "no question of a second referendum or going back on that vote."

"People in the UK feel very strongly that if we take a decision, then governments should turn not round and say no you got that wrong."

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