On 25 Apr 2017 at 11:29am Sanity not vanity wrote:
Brexit opposition reaches record high one week after snap election announcement.While 44 per cent agree with Brexit, the same percentage think leaving the EU would be wrong
Seven days after Ms May called the snap election from the steps of 10 Downing Street, opposition to leaving the European Union rose to 44 per cent, according to the latest YouGov figures, while the same percentage thought Brexit was right.
The figures, analysed by election expert Mike Smithson, show that support and opposition to Brexit were now level-pegging, at a crucial time for the Government.
Liberal Democrats will promise voters chance to reverse Brexit
Ms May justified the election by telling reporters that the Conservatives were unified in their vision of Brexit, but Westminster was not, and that she needed a mandate to press ahead with two years of negotiations.
As she spoke, YouGov showed support for Brexit was at 45 per cent, while opposition was 43 per cent.
On 25 Apr 2017 at 11:59am Dis- Mayed wrote:
With Labour flip flopping, there is a danger that 16,000,000 people will have no representation on what is the by far the most important issue of our lives.
Does Lewes really want to return more lobby fodder for May to push through ultra-hard Brexit? Just another one in the 100 seat majority?
It would be so disappointing, we can do better surely?
On 25 Apr 2017 at 12:01pm Clifford wrote:
Sanity not vanity wrote: '... opposition to leaving the European Union rose to 44 per cent...'
But, Paul, 48% voted Remain in the referendum so that means the number favouring staying has fallen 4%. The thing is, and I know you find this hard to accept, the referendum was in June 2016, Leave won, and we can't keep re-running it.
On 25 Apr 2017 at 12:07pm Clifford wrote:
Dis- Mayed wrote: 'Does Lewes really want to return more lobby fodder for May to push through ultra-hard Brexit?'
Or does Lewes want to return the Lib Dems who propped up the Tories between 2010 and 2015? By the way, the Lib Dems said in their 2010 manifesto they supported an in/out referendum on the EU.
On 25 Apr 2017 at 12:30pm Truth wrote:
Rejected tory who once delighted in slagging off liberals, has done a massive u turn. Loser
On 25 Apr 2017 at 12:31pm @Clifford wrote:
48% of those who voted in the referendum voted remain, but a large percentage didn't vote at all.
So, 44% of the electorate would be a large increase.
On 25 Apr 2017 at 5:21pm Teacher wrote:
Don`t bother trying to explain anything to Clifford, he`s a completely Brexitized idiot.