Second Brexit referendum now supported by majority of UK

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The resignations occurred just days after the prime minister secured approval from her cabinet to negotiate a "business friendly" exit from the EU. Not only was this campaign fronted by Boris Johnson and Michael Gove; many other senior Tory MPs were involved in it - the transport secretary Chris Grayling, the global trade secretary Liam Fox, and the new Brexit secretary Dominic Raab were members of the campaign committee, as well as Iain Duncan Smith and Priti Patel.

A majority of Britons back a second referendum on Brexit for the first time, a new opinion poll has found.

The public by 50% to 40% support a referendum asking the public to choose between leaving the EU with the deal suggested by the government, leaving the EU without a deal, and not leaving the EU - 10% answered don't know.

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Public support for a new referendum is split along Leave/Remain lines, with just 19% of Leavers backing a new poll, compared with 66% of those who voted to Remain.

Some 58% of Labour voters, 67% of Liberal Democrat voters and 21% of Conservative voters were in favour of a second referendum.

Two years on from the referendum, the YouGov poll showed that the referendum result would be close, but a majority vote could swing to staying in the EU.

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Forty-two percent of respondents said there should, while 40 percent said there should not.

Given theirs is the generation that will be most hurt by Brexit, this was wrong."What is striking is that getting on for one-and-a-half million of those denied that vote have turned 18 since June 2016". The remaining respondents said they didn't know. They don't want a shoddy deal full of second-rate concessions, or a nightmare no deal. We know from the breakdown of the referendum that the vast majority of these young people would have voted to remain in the European Union, nearly the polar opposite of older people.

Since March, the proportion of those satisfied with May's performance has fallen to 24 percent, down 17 percentage points, the Sky poll showed.

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Only 29 per cent of those surveyed said the Prime Minister's Chequers Brexit blueprint would be a good thing for the United Kingdom, with 47 per cent suggesting it would be bad and 19 per cent saying they did not know.

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