Seven in 10 Londoners would back staying in EU over Theresa May's Brexit deal

Londoners are saying an emphatic “no” to Theresa May’s Brexit deal, with seven out of 10 saying they would reasonably keep in the European Union.

The unique ballot additionally discovered that just about half of Londoners need a second referendum to be referred to as, the strongest assist but, with 47 per cent in favour and simply 29 per cent towards.

The findings by YouGov, with analysis commissioned by Queen Mary College of London, counsel an enormous shift from the referendum in 2016 when the capital divided 60-40 for staying in the EU.

With Mrs Might’s deal on the poll paper in the kind of confirmatory vote being pressed for by 150 Labour MPs and a few Conservatives, Stay would triumph by a transparent 71-29 divide.

Londoners additionally reject the thought of crashing out of the EU with no deal, an possibility pressed by Nigel Farage and a few Tory Brexiteers.

Given the selection of leaving on Mrs Might’s phrases or with no deal, Mrs Might’s deal is forward by 38 per cent to 21 per cent, however with a lot of don’t is aware of and non-voters.

Mrs Might’s thrice-rejected deal has barely gained any assist since she first tried to place it to a vote in Parliament. The capital metropolis is at the moment 42 to 17 towards it, in contrast with 45 to 23 towards in December.

Prof Tim Bale, deputy director of the college’s Mile Finish Institute, stated: “We’re used to thinking of London as a bastion for Remain, but it looks like the Government’s failure to get us out of the EU on a basis that Parliament can agree on has only strengthened feeling in the capital.”

He added: “There certainly doesn’t seem to be an awful lot of support now for Jeremy Corbyn’s fence-sitting on Brexit in a city that’s supposed to be a Labour stronghold.”

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