VARIOUS: General election 2017: Brexit dominated voters' thoughts

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Release date: 1/8/2017

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TitleRevealed: How Remainers backed Labour due to party sitting on fence over single market pledge
Media name/outletThe Telegraph
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date1/08/17
DescriptionLabour's refusal to admit that the party would take the UK out of the single market was key to their success at the 2017 General Election, a new study suggests.

Voters viewed Jeremy Corbyn’s party as the "best bet" for maintaining close ties with the European Union despite its "ambiguous" position on the single market.
URLwww.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/08/01/revealed-remainers-backed-labour-due-party-sitting-fence-single
PersonsEdward Fieldhouse, Chris Prosser
TitleMassive election study reveals how Labour won over 'large numbers' of Remain backers from the Tories
Media name/outletThe Mirror
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date1/08/17
DescriptionVoters viewed Labour as the "best bet" for maintaining close ties with the EU despite its "ambiguous" single market position, according to new general election research.

Academics from the British Election Study (BES) team said their data suggests Jeremy Corbyn 's party won over "large numbers" of Remain backers from the Conservatives, the Green Party and Liberal Democrats at June's snap election.
URLwww.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/massive-election-study-reveals-labour-10911869
PersonsEdward Fieldhouse, Chris Prosser
Title'Soft Brexit' policy won Labour votes in general election, says study
Media name/outletThe Guardian
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date1/08/17
DescriptionLabour was predominantly viewed by voters in the general election as the party of soft Brexit during a campaign dominated by the subject of how best to depart the EU, a major study of electoral opinion has concluded.
URLhttps://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/aug/01/soft-brexit-policy-won-labour-votes-in-general-election-says-study
PersonsEdward Fieldhouse, Chris Prosser
TitleGeneral election 2017: Brexit dominated voters' thoughts
Media name/outletBBC.co.uk
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date1/08/17
Description By Prof Ed Fieldhouse & Dr Chris Prosser University of Manchester
URLwww.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40630242
PersonsChris Prosser, Edward Fieldhouse