Brexit: Voters despair at the mess they’re in

It found that, despite the long Brexit referendum campaign and the subsequent two years of endless debate and analysis, the British public still don’t know key facts around Brexit. For example, less than a third knew that immigrants from European countries paid billions more in taxes than they received in welfare benefits and services. The majority of Leave voters believe European immigration has increased crime, decreased quality of healthcare and increased unemployment among low-skilled workers: all these beliefs are wrong, according to a recent report by a UK parliament committee. In the cafes and hairdressers of middle England, they expect their government to get on with Brexit to solve problems they perceive as real.

Source: Brexit: Voters despair at the mess they’re in

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