Understanding the leave vote

8 December 2016

What were the ‘real’ reasons behind the Brexit vote? It is one of the most pressing questions of our times and the level of comment and analysis has already been significant. The answer matters because interpretations will guide policy responses. Most obviously, it helps inform the type of relationship with the European Union that would be acceptable to public opinion as part of the eventual Brexit deal. This is the latest report produced by Kirby Swales, Director of Survey Research Centre at NatCen in collaboration with The UK in a Changing Europe.

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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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