National identity and support for leave versus remain

30 November 2017

Our Brexit research leaders and investigators have put together a research paper looking at the importance of national identity as a predictor of Eurosceptic attitudes. According to several recent studies, national identity played a significant role in the UK’s vote to leave the EU. Analysis of data from the Centre for Social Investigation’s longitudinal Brexit survey confirms that national identity is indeed likely to have played such a role.

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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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