WASHINGTON POST: Immigration worries drove the Brexit vote. Then attitudes changed.

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Release date: 16/11/2018

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Pollsters have uncovered a mellowing of attitudes about immigration, expressed by both those who voted to leave the European bloc and those who voted to remain.

“I have been studying this for years, and there’s never been a move this big in such a short period of time,” said Rob Ford, a politics professor at the University of Manchester.

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TitleImmigration worries drove the Brexit vote. Then attitudes changed.
Media name/outletWashington Post
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date16/11/18
DescriptionPollsters have uncovered a mellowing of attitudes about immigration, expressed by both those who voted to leave the European bloc and those who voted to remain.

“I have been studying this for years, and there’s never been a move this big in such a short period of time,” said Rob Ford, a politics professor at the University of Manchester.
URLhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/immigration-worries-drove-the-brexit-vote-then-attitudes-changed/2018/11/16/c216b6a2-bcdb-11e8-8243-f3ae9c99658a_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.8837e942011d
PersonsRobert Ford