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Most of May's Conservative Party members oppose her Brexit deal: Survey

The survey of 1,215 Conservative Party members found 59 percent opposed May's deal, with 38 percent in favour

Reuters 

A majority of Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party members oppose her Brexit deal with the European Union, according to a survey published on Friday. With less than three months until Britain leaves the bloc, May is yet to win parliament's backing for her deal and the research may dent hopes that pressure from local members over Christmas might persuade Conservative lawmakers to support it. May postponed a planned December vote on her deal in parliament after admitting it was set to be defeated and is seeking further assurances from EU leaders ahead of a vote ...

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First Published: Fri, January 04 2019. 13:44 IST
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