School of Politics and International Relations

Second referendum warning: Brexiteers opposed 'because Leave could lose'

5 March 2019

Professor Tim Bale said a shift in public opinion means Theresa May and pro-Brexit MPs “do not want to risk” a rerun of the 2016 vote. Professor Bale said Brexiteers’ opposition to the Irish border backstop is partly fuelled by the fact Britain did not secure the sort of deal they had hoped for. He also played down the prospects for Nigel Farage’s new Brexit Party. 

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