The Daily Populous

Thursday November 3rd, 2022 evening edition

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The tide in Britain appears to have turned since the 2016 Brexit referendum.

According to a new poll, only 43% of the British population consider that the UK's departure from the European Union was a good decision, while 57% believe it was a mistake.

"Brexit is probably today at its lowest level of popularity since June 2016," Curtice said during a meeting with journalists on Wednesday.

The appointment of Rishi Sunak, who upon arriving at 10 Downing Street promised to fix Truss's mistakes, has somewhat halted the bleeding, Curtice said.

But the Tories, in power since 2010, still remain 30 points behind Labour in the latest polls.

"They have lost ground because public opinion feels it can no longer trust [the Conservatives] to lead the country.".

The next UK general election is scheduled to be held no later than January 2025. »

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While 71 percent of voters agreed that "democracy was at risk," only 7 percent said that was the country's most important problem.

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