THE EXPRESS: BREXIT WARNING: Demographic shift could produce REMAIN majority by 2021, claim academics

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Release date: 5/5/2018

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CHANGES in the UK’s population could result in the Brexit-backing majority being overturned in just three years, academics have predicted.

A higher proportion of university-educated voters, combined with fewer who were of voting age before Britain joined the European Economic Community, will likely “pull British public opinion in a pro-European direction”, their research found.

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TitleBREXIT WARNING: Demographic shift could produce REMAIN majority by 2021, claim academics
Media name/outletThe Express
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date5/05/18
DescriptionCHANGES in the UK’s population could result in the Brexit-backing majority being overturned in just three years, academics have predicted.

A higher proportion of university-educated voters, combined with fewer who were of voting age before Britain joined the European Economic Community, will likely “pull British public opinion in a pro-European direction”, their research found.
URLhttps://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/954309/brexit-news-uk-population-change-remain-vote-second-referendum
PersonsRobert Ford, Maria Sobolewska