PressTV-Majority in UK favor second Brexit referendum: Poll

A new survey has revealed that a majority of the British public favor a second Brexit referendum.

The poll conducted by Sky News and released on Monday claimed that 53 percent of respondents answered favorably when asked if they supported a second referendum to determine if they wanted to have Brexit as agreed with the European Union, leave the EU without a deal or to abandon Brexit.

Opposition to a second referendum was reported to be at 36 percent.

The study also claimed that 53 percent of Britons would vote against leaving the EU if a second referendum were to be held. Another 32 percent would vote in favor of a no-deal Brexit.

Only 16 percent of respondents would vote in favor of the currently negotiated deal with the EU.

The survey, however, also revealed that a similar majority, 51 percent, agreed with British Prime Minister Theresa May’s argument that holding another Brexit referendum would be insincere and would break faith with…

Read more