ComRes, Joseph Rowntree Foundation and UK in a Changing Europe report: What do people want from Brexit?

Between April and May 2019, 18 workshops were carried out by ComRes to understand the post-Brexit priorities of low-income voters as the UK looks to leave the European Union.

They have published a report in July 2019 (pdf), analysing the findings.

The workshops finds:

  • A deep-seated anger with the political establishment for years of perceived economic marginalisation, resulting in poverty and a lack of opportunities for people to thrive in their local area
  • Voters have lost faith and confidence in politicians at both local and central government levels
  • Low-income voters see it as the responsibility of government to implement changes and invest in their local economy.
  • Brexit makes participants feel insecure, uncertain and ignored.

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