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Havering voters favour soft Brexit in Recorder’s online poll

PUBLISHED: 12:00 11 February 2017

In a Recorder poll, 89% of 360 voters said the UK should not make a 'hard' Brexit.

In a Recorder poll, 89% of 360 voters said the UK should not make a 'hard' Brexit.

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As MPs made their final votes on the Brexit bill on Wednesday, the Recorder carried out to poll to ascertain the views of people in the borough.

As MPs made their final votes on the Brexit bill on Wednesday, the Recorder carried out to poll to ascertain the views of people in the borough.

The bill will allow the government to begin the formal process of leaving the European Union and on what terms.

Since the UK voted to exit the EU on Thursday, June 23, Brexit has generated much heated debate and the Recorder poll has focused on key points.

Out of 360 voters, 89 per cent said the UK should not make a hard Brexit or refuse to compromise on free movement in order to stay in the single market.

On whether soft Brexit would be better, 71pc of voters said yes and 26pc said no and 3pc were unsure.

Ninety-six per cent of people said EU citizens already living in the UK should continue to receive their current status.

Surprisingly, 86pc of voters said EU citizens should not be subject to work permit restrictions against 11pc who thought they should.

On whether entry to the UK should be limited to skilled workers in professions where there are shortages 82pc said no, 16pc said yes and 2pc said they were unsure.

Ninety per cent of voters said a second referendum should be held on the final bill.


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