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Crunching the numbers: Are voters really turning against Brexit?

The polling evidence suggests we could be at a tipping point

By Peter Kellner  

Anti-Brexit demonstrators march through Newcastle. Photo: NEWZULU/David Whinham/NEWZULU/PA Images

Turning points are easy to spot in retrospect, but can be hard to detect at the time. For this reason, the statement that follows is tentative, not definite; but if it turns out to be true, the implications for Britain’s future are profound.

Here goes: public opinion, especially working-class opinion, may have started to move against Brexit. The trend is not certain; and even if the recent shift is real, it may not last. However, the latest YouGov poll…

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