Frexit campaigner hits out at 'old fashioned' EU
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The leader of Les Patriotes shared a recent poll conducted by Opinium on the anniversary of the Brexit referendum. The poll showed that only 27 percent of those surveyed would now choose to remain in the EU.
Mr Philippot hailed the findings and urged French people to follow Britons’ example outside the bloc.
He wrote: “Only 27 percent of Britons want their country to join the EU!
“Lowest record ever!
“There is no need to fear freedom!
“The system wants to scare you about Frexit like it scared the Brits on Brexit.
“But the truth always wins!”
The poll also found 33 percent approve of the way the government has been handling Brexit, compared to 43 percent who disapprove.
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Around half (51 percent) of Leave voters approve of the job they are doing compared to just 18 percent of those who voted Remain in the referendum.
However, approval among Leave voters has dropped since January where 63 percent approved compared to 51 percent now.
Similarly, more people think the Brexit process has gone badly (52 percent) than well (38 percent).
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42 percent thinking the problems caused so far will be solved with time compared to 35 percent who think they will not be.
Meanwhile, 8 percent think that Brexit hasn’t caused any problems, and 16 percent say they don’t know.
Again, there is a big Brexit divide on this question, with 68 percent of Leave voters thinking there aren’t problems that time can’t fix, compared to 29 percent of Remain voters.
When presented with four options just 27 percent now say they want to remain in the EU, with an additional 22 percent thinking we should negotiate a closer relationship.
This compares to 20 percent who think the current relationship is about right, and 22 percent who think we should have a more distant relationship.
The poll was conducted between June 23 and 25 and 2000 UK adults were surveyed.
Additional reporting by Maria Ortega
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