The poll, published in the Mail On Sunday newspaper, found 50% of people supported another vote on the final terms of Britain’s exit deal, 34% rejected another referendum and 16% said they did not know.
The EU told May on Friday that there was more work to be done to unlock the Brexit talks, repeating its early December deadline for her to flesh out Britain’s opening offer.
The coordinated defence is part of attempts to shore up Theresa May’s government, which has been weakened by a series of scandals and gaffes involving her top team of ministers as she negotiates the Brexit.
May has been struggling to maintain her authority over her party since a snap election on June 8 which she called thinking she would win by a wide margin but instead resulted in her losing her parliamentary majority.
The government said it was proposing a change to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill currently making its way through parliament to set the exit for 11 pm GMT on March 29, 2019.
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With the French sharpening their knives, the Tories in disarray, the Irish demanding answers, and a scant 17 months to go before Brexit kicks in, the whole matter is making for some pretty good theatre.
With the loss of their parliamentary majority, even as Jeremy Corbyn performed incredibly, the Tories must now rely on a deal with the far-right Democratic Unionist Party for survival.
May inches closer to a deal with the DUP, which will help her stay in power, but the issue of ‘hard’ or ‘soft’ Brexit is still being debated.
Working with a minority government of which two key members resigned, PM May’s party faces a lot of challenges in the near future.
Several polls have indicated vastly different expectations for the June 8 elections, but popularity remains low most likely due to the recent tax increase.
Reports suggest that Prime Minister Theresa May plans to sack Philip Hammond if the Conservative Party remains in power after next week’s election.
The prime minister, whose ratings are sliding due to the recent increase in healthcare taxes, says the only polls that matter are the June 8 election.
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The Survation telephone poll was conducted on May 19 and 20 after the release of the Conservative and Labour manifestos.
One poll showed the Conservative lead over the Labour had fallen to 13 points, compared to the 23 points that the same polling firm found last week.
According to polls by Opinium, ComRes and YouGov, May’s Conservatives held a lead of 19-25 percentage points, with the party’s support ranging from 45 to 50%.
The British prime minister faced criticism from lawmakers in her own party for not condemning Donald Trump’s executive order when initially questioned about it.
Last month the High Court had ruled that Theresa May could not begin two years of Brexit talks with the remaining EU members without parliamentary backing.
Together with public comments by ministers in her Conservative government, the changes appear to suggest May is now supporting continued membership of the EU market if possible.
The document shows that May is trying to control key Brexit questions herself while her senior ministers are divided and the civil service is in turmoil.
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The survey found that 57% of those asked didn’t support a second referendum on Brexit against 29% who did.
Sturgeon has stated that Scots must not be dragged out of the EU against their will and that she will explore all options for preventing that from happening.
Johnson, who started his career as a journalist is known to take a dig at top leaders across the world.
Leadson’s sudden withdrawal from the race and a vague process for selecting May have certainly raised many doubts about internal democracy in Conservative Party.
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Theresa May will fight it out with Andrea Leadsom for the post of Britain’s next prime minister.
Despite Theresa May’s strong lead, Andrea Leadsom’s eurosceptic leanings and opposition to gay marriage could swing the final vote in her favour.
Minor parties and independents have emerged in an even more powerful position, making it less likely Turnbull will be able to push his reformist economic agenda.
Leading Candidate Theresa May who campaigned to ‘Remain’, has stated that Britain needs to first clear its stance on negotiations before starting the process of formal exit.
In the June 23 referendum, younger voters were widely in favour of Britain staying in the EU.
The Brexit could lead to economic renewal for the UK, but only if the country stops taking neoliberal economic opinions from Financial Times, The Economist and others of their kind.
The Conservative Party has begun the process of electing a new leader and presumptive prime minister to replace David Cameron.
This makes Theresa May, the interior minister who backed remaining in the EU, the new favourite to succeed Cameron.
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has indicated that a second referendum for Scottish independence is likely.
Corbyn has faced consistent criticism from within his party for his “ineffective” performance in the “Remain” campaign.
Sturgeon said she would take all necessary steps to prevent Scotland from being taken out of the EU, including revisiting the issue of its independence from the UK.
Many Labour supporters say the party should be focussing more than ever on challenging the Conservative government and offering ways to overcome Britain’s post-referendum crisis.
The petition for a second referendum has gained popularity with around three million supporters.