THE INDEPENDENT: Party conferences will decide the fate of Brexit – but are any of them up to the task?

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Release date: 13/8/2017

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On the contrary, the study’s authors, Professor Ed Fieldhouse and Dr Chris Prosser of Manchester University, showed that 10,317 of the 30,000 voters surveyed considered Brexit to be the main issue of the election and voted Labour to oppose hard Brexit. The study shows a large number of Tory Remainers holding their nose and voting for Corbyn because Labour was seen as the party of soft Brexit in contrast to the Tories who are seen as the hard Brexit party.       

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TitleParty conferences will decide the fate of Brexit – but are any of them up to the task?
Media name/outletThe Independent
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date13/08/17
DescriptionOn the contrary, the study’s authors, Professor Ed Fieldhouse and Dr Chris Prosser of Manchester University, showed that 10,317 of the 30,000 voters surveyed considered Brexit to be the main issue of the election and voted Labour to oppose hard Brexit. The study shows a large number of Tory Remainers holding their nose and voting for Corbyn because Labour was seen as the party of soft Brexit in contrast to the Tories who are seen as the hard Brexit party.
URLwww.independent.co.uk/voices/party-conferences-brexit-hard-soft-jeremy-corbyn-vince-cable-theresa-may-a7889561.html
PersonsEdward Fieldhouse, Chris Prosser