The emotional legacy of Brexit: how Britain has become a country of ‘remainers and leavers’

22 October 2018

It has long been evident that these days relatively few voters feel strongly attached to a political party. But it has been suggested that, in the wake of the EU referendum, many people regard themselves as either a strong ‘Remainer’ or a strong ‘Leaver’. Using data from the most recent wave of questions about Brexit asked on the NatCen mixed mode random probability panel, this report compares the prevalence and strength of Brexit identity with that of party identity, and assess the extent to which those with a strong Brexit identity have distinctive views about the Brexit process.

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Disclaimer:
The views expressed in this research paper are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the UK in a Changing Europe initiative.

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