British people would rather stop Brexit than leave the EU with Boris Johnson’s deal
Just one in five British people would choose to leave the EU with Boris Johnson’s deal as their preferred Brexit outcome.Cancelling Brexit altogether remains the most popular outcome among British voters.Just 14% would prefer to leave the EU without a deal.UK Members of Parliament are due to vote on whether to accept Johnson’s Brexit deal…
- Just one in five British people would choose to leave the EU with Boris Johnson’s deal as their preferred Brexit outcome.
- Cancelling Brexit altogether remains the most popular outcome among British voters.
- Just 14% would prefer to leave the EU without a deal.
- UK Members of Parliament are due to vote on whether to accept Johnson’s Brexit deal this Saturday.
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British people would prefer to stop Brexit altogether than leave the EU with Boris Johnson’s deal, according to a new poll.
Just one-in-five voters (20%) would pick leaving the EU with Boris Johnson’s proposed deal as their preferred scenario, according to the survey conducted by Kantar in the run-up to this week’s EU summit.
This compares to one-in-three (32%) voters who would like the UK to revoke Article 50 and Remain in the European Union.
A further 13% say they would prefer to remain in the Single Market and / or Customs Union after Brexit, while 22% said they didn’t know.
Meanwhile, leaving the EU without any deal was the preferred outcome of just 14% of voters.
Read more: Boris Johnson’s own official government figures shows his Brexit deal will make British people much poorer
The poll also found that voters want Johnson’s deal to be put to a referendum.
Almost half (47%) said they wanted a public vote on a final deal, as opposed to a third (34%) who said they did not. Once don’t knows are eliminated there is a 58% majority for a second referendum.
Voters are more split on how they would vote in such a referendum, however.
38% say they would vote to remain in the EU with 37% saying they would vote to leave. Once don’t knows are eliminated, 51% say they want to remain as opposed to 49% who want to leave.
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The findings come as analysis published this week suggests that Johnson’s deal will leave average families thousands of pounds worse off every year.
The UK government has so far refused to publish its economic impact assessments of the deal, which is due to be voted on by members of Parliament on Saturday.
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