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What UK Thinks

What UK Thinks

By What UK Thinks team
Welcome to the What UK Thinks podcast with Sir John Curtice, a series looking at public attitudes towards what the UK's relationship with the European Union should look like.
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Are we still divided over Brexit?

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Are we still divided over Brexit?
More than four years on from Britain's decision to leave the EU, Sir John Curtice, Ian Montagu, and Claire Elliott look at whether the divides that emerged between Remain and Leave voters following the 2016 referendum remain in tact. They also examine public attitudes towards a no-deal Brexit, and discuss the current relationship between Brexit vote and party preference.
November 20, 2020
Brexitland: A guided tour
Sir John Curtice and Ian Montagu are joined by Professors Maria Sobolewska and Rob Ford, authors of 'Brexitland: Identity, Diversity and the Reshaping of British Politics', who take us through the long-term social and demographic developments that have gradually reshaped British society and contributed to the UK's vote to leave the EU.
October 15, 2020
The political consequences of the Brexit process
Sir John Curtice, Ian Montagu, and Alex Scholes discuss two chapters in the latest British Social Attitudes report which cover the political consequences of the Brexit process for levels of trust in government and interest in politics, and how people feel the UK government should approach specific areas of public policy post-Brexit.
October 7, 2020
Public perceptions of Boris Johnson's handling of Brexit
Sir John Curtice, Ian Montagu, and Alex Scholes discuss voters’ assessment of Boris Johnson’s performance on Brexit during his first year as Prime Minister. They also take a look at what we know about public opinion on a no-deal Brexit, and highlight how the Remain-Leave divide continues to impact party politics.
September 8, 2020
The impact of coronavirus on the Brexit process
Sir John Curtice, Ian Montagu and Alex Scholes discuss what impact the outbreak COVID-19 has had on attitudes towards Brexit, whether people feel that the UK's transition period should be extended, and whether the coronavirus pandemic might affect the government's plans for the UK's post-Brexit immigration policy
May 4, 2020