Majority in UK favour fresh Brexit referendum says poll

Majority in UK favour fresh Brexit referendum says poll
By Robert Hackwill
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But large majority has only reversed, not radically changed 52-48 split.


A poll published this weekend suggests that a large majority of British people are now so uneasy with the Brexit process that they would like a second referendum vote on the subject,

The margin of 16% more in favour of a second poll is huge, even if opinion on membership hasn't swung as dramatically.

"Well, I'm a huge follower of this line of thought, because people did not know what they were voting for, it's never happened, a member state has never left the EU, we were in unknown territory from all points of view. Also nobody is a futuroligist, you can't tell what's going to happen, so I believe we should have a people's vote, not another referedum, a peoples vote on all the options, whatever the deal is, no deal, and remaining and reforming from within. And that's only common sense as far as I'm concerned. And that's got to happen before the ratification process starts," says remain campaigner Gina Miller.

"And how likely do you think that's going to happen now?" asks euronews' London correspondent Vincent McAviney.

"Well we are going to see movement and there's going to be a lot of activity on that this year. We've seen for the first time a local council has actually written to the government, I think it's Hammersmith, saying they would like as council members to see this. There are more and more voices calling for a people's vote and I think if all the voices come together that it will be so loud the government simply won't be able to ignore it."

Miller, a businesswoman, rose to international prominence after winning a legal case in Britain to demand that the government ask Parliament before beginning the process to leave the European Union.

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