Tension is fuelling up over the exit date of United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU). The latest news shows that there are high chances of a second referendum on the United Kingdom exiting the European Union.
According to a latest Opinium poll for the Observer, the same number of people have voted for a second referendum for the Brexit, as they think the UK should leave the EU without a deal.
The poll came out after Theresa May’s deal was rejected by 149 votes. She had proposed a deal of minimizing delay to three months and she asked the parliament to support her deal.
After the poll result, there is a possibility that the remaining voters may be encouraged to vote for a second referendum over the Brexit.
May’s ratings on her handling of Brexit remain dire (-30%, when the proportion who disapprove of her handling of it – 56% – is subtracted from the proportion who approve – 26%).
Despite the government’s troubles over Brexit, and cabinet splits on the issue, the Conservatives (on 38%) hold a four-point lead over Labour (34%) with the Liberal Democrats and Ukip both on 8%. The Guradian reported
What happened this week?
It has been a hectic week for the UK’s members of the parliament because of a-three-day voting exercise. Although, the votes do not have a legal binding, they still cannot be ignored by the UK’s Prime Minister Theresa May.
On Tuesday, the MPs debated over the changes in the Brexit deal in the House of Commons. This voting has a legal binding.
On Thursday, the lawmakers in the United Kingdom’s House of Commons voted to delay the Brexit’s planned date of Marh 29, 2019. The majority of voters voted against the proposal, that leave the a doubt that the United Kingdom may now not leave the European Union according to the previously fixed date.
What do we get now?
The poll exhibits the speculations that if the UK remains a part of UK till May 23, there are high chances of a majority of the British people not accepting the European elections as favourable for them.
Many said they would not vote for the new MEPs, 13 percent said they would not vote at all. 19 percent would vote for the labour, 19 percent for the Tories and 11 percent for the Ukip.
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