A poll conducted by YouGov has shown that the number of British residents who believe that Brexit and leaving the European Union was a mistake is increasing, writes Reuters.
A poll conducted at the beginning of July shows that 57% of the British population believe that the decision to leave the EU in 2016 was wrong. Only 32% of Britons believe that leaving the EU was necessary. If a referendum on returning to the bloc were organized now, 55% would vote in favor, while only 31% of Britons would vote against it.
Pollster YouGov notes that this is a small change since January 2021,
when 49% would have voted for returning to the EU, and 37% of the population would have been against it.
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said in May that the results of Brexit were visible and mentioned free ports and VAT cuts that make beer and hygiene products cheaper. Economists point out that free ports are unlikely to help the British economy as a whole, but could give limited results as a tool for local development.
A YouGov poll of more than 2,000 people found that 63% now see Brexit as more of a mistake than a success story. Only 12% of respondents consider leaving the EU a success, while 18% see no change.
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