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This isn’t a Brexit election—but it should be

Public opinion on the Leave vote may be turning, but the PM faces no real opposition

By Oliver Kamm  

British Prime Minister Theresa May steps out Downing Street, London, to greet European Council President Donald Tusk © Isabel Infantes/EMPICS Entertainment

More Britons oppose Brexit than welcome it. That’s the finding of a Times/YouGov poll published this week: 45 per cent of voters believe that, with hindsight, the referendum vote was a mistake, whereas 43 per cent support it. The poll may be a statistical blip. Perhaps British voters, despite the narrow majority for Brexit last June, are so committed to that outcome that they’ll bear heavy costs to secure it.…

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