School of Politics and International Relations

70 per cent of MPs think Theresa May has done a poor job of negotiating Brexit

11 January 2019

Almost three quarters of MPs think Theresa May has done a bad job of negotiating Britain's divorce from the European Union, a new poll has found. The annual survey of MPs, conducted by The UK in a Changing Europe thinktank, and the Mile End Institute, suggested that the House of Commons has become more polarised in the last 12 months. Professor Tim Bale said: "None of this will make easy reading for the PM: the attitudes of Leave-voting Tories appear to be hardening rather than softening and they seem amazingly unfazed by the difficulties presented by both the Irish border issue and a no-deal Brexit."

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