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United Leavers could easily thwart divided Remainers in the upcoming general election

Preventing such an outcome would require an unprecedented level of tactical coordination

By Stephen Fisher  

A "Leave Means Leave" protest outside parliament. Photo: NurPhoto/NurPhoto/PA Images

The government has lost its majority in parliament, so it is unlikely to be long before there is a general election. In the 2017 ballot the Conservatives attracted the most Leave voters while Labour was most popular among Remain voters. So what has changed in the party preferences of Leavers and Remainers, and with what implications for the next election?

The Conservatives lost many of their Leave voters to the Brexit Party at the European elections this year largely…

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