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New polling analysis reveals that a second referendum would swing to Remain

Individual surveys do not give a clear picture, but in combining lots of them a marked shift emerges

By Peter Kellner  

A ballot paper from 2016. Photo: Elisabeth Moseley/DPA/PA Images

One million Labour voters who backed Brexit two years ago are having second thoughts. This emerges from a special analysis of YouGov surveys conducted this year. It shows that, below the surface, public opinion is stirring. Significant numbers of younger Leave voters, as well as those supporting Labour in last year’s election, no longer think Brexit is right for Britain.

That is not all. The effects of demographic changes since the referendum are growing. Bluntly, older, mainly Leave, voters are…

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