Brexit voters want free trade, EU immigration controls, says survey


BRITISH voters want to maintain free trade with the European Union after Brexit, but also want to limit immigration from countries in the bloc, according to a survey yesterday (November 16). In the June 23 referendum, a total of 17.4 million people, or 51.9 per cent, voted to leave the EU while 16.1 million, or 48.1 per cent, voted to remain. The survey, which reflected the demographic profile of the British population and the referendum divide, is based on research conducted by independent social research institute NatCen during September and October via the internet and by phone with a panel…

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