School of Politics and International Relations

Professor Tim Bale, EU in/out referendum: Just 15 per cent of Tories want UK to leave

12 June 2015

Just 15 per cent of Conservative party members would “definitely” vote for the UK to leave the EU, according to a new poll led by Professor Tim Bale. Bale said the results should offer “a degree of solace to David Cameron after a difficult week.” He added: “The results confirm what Cameron and Osborne must have been hoping: the number of die-hard ‘out regardless’ members of the party grassroots is small – and probably smaller than many of their most Eurosceptic MPs might like.” 
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