School of Politics and International Relations

Brexit poll: British public thinks the EU has been harsh in negotiations

12 February 2019

Nearly two thirds of British people think that the EU has been a harsh negotiator over Brexit, according to the latest survey by the Centre for European Research. The research suggests voters are fed up with Brussels' attitude. Dr Sarah Wolff said: “The Brexit negotiations don’t seem to have done either side any favours, with many British people feeling the EU side has been unduly harsh. But views on the process vary depending on age and, of course, on whether people are Leavers or Remainers. Interestingly, though, even a majority of the latter think the EU will be weakened by the UK’s departure.”

Read more in The Conversation.