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Apart from the Tories, the membership of every major party wants a second EU referendum

A new poll shows that Labour, Liberal Democrat and SNP members all support another vote

By Alex Dean  

Demonstrators gather to protest against Brexit. Photo: PA

An overwhelming majority of Labour, Liberal Democrat and SNP members want a second EU referendum, a new study has found.

The research, conducted by the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University London, found that 78 per cent of Labour members support a second EU vote, while the figure for Liberal Democrat and SNP members is 91 per cent and 87 per cent respectively.

Just 14 per cent of Conservative members felt the same way.

The research highlighted stark differences between…

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