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The EU referendum: it's a really close call

PUB. DATE
October 2015
SOURCE
Evening Standard;10/22/2015, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
THE in-out referendum on Britain's EU membership has barely got under way — the date is not fixed; the Prime Minister's negotiations with other EU members are still in progress; major politicians have yet to choose sides — but already there has been movement in the polls. In June the balance between those who wanted Britain to remain in the EU against the leavers was 69 per cent to 31 per cent. Now, according to our poll by Ipsos MORI, 57 per cent would vote for Britain to stay if the ballot was held today while 43 per cent would vote to leave. That's quite a shift. The impression that the contest is closer than assumed is borne out by a YouGov poll which suggests that just over one percentage point separates the sides, with 16.2 per cent undecided.
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