Why did the British People Vote Leave or Remain in the Brexit Referendum?.
There have been many reasons give by various people as too why people voted the way they did in the June 2016 Brexit referendum, but how accurate are those given reasons.
The LordAshcroft polls surveyed a number of British voters and part of the results showed these main reasons.
Top 3 Brexit LEAVE Reasons
- 49% – “the principle that decisions about the UK should be taken in the UK”.
- 33% – “leaving offered the best chance for the UK to regain control over immigration and its own borders.”
- 13% – “remaining would mean having no choice about how the EU expanded its membership or its powers in the years ahead.”
Top 3 Brexit REMAIN Reasons
- 43% – “the risks of voting to leave the EU looked too great when it came to things like the economy, jobs and prices”.
- 31% – “that remaining would mean the UK having the best of both worlds, having access to the EU single market without Schengen or the euro”
- 17% – the UK would “become more isolated from its friends and neighbours”
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