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Sky Data’s numbers suggest that there is no public agreement on how to bear the large costs of the proposal.
Amongst the hopefuls, he fares best on account of his competence, his ability to handle Brexit, manage the economy and unite the country.
How many Tory members voted Brexit Party? YouGov’s findings are almost identical to our pre-election survey results
The match-up between the two sets of numbers is extremely close.
Lord Ashcroft: My EU election poll. Most former Tory voters say they will stay with their new party at the next election.
Exploring how people voted in last week’s election, why they did so, and when they made up their mind is instructive.
The leading psephologist anticipates that the Liberal Democrats will be the big beneficiaries of the local elections.
We seem to be heading back towards where British politics was between 2005 and 2015: in other words, towards more of a three or four or perhaps more party system.
James Frayne: Cross-party co-operation over Brexit is initially popular, but it will swiftly sour in practice
Everyone likes the sound of it – so long as they believe it is going to deliver their preferred outcome. Already Tory poll ratings are visibly on the slide.
It’s also more pronounced than for Leave-Remain. We are about to see a disproportionately Tory cohort succeeded by a disproportionately Labour one.
At the same time, my research shows some of the hurdles any theoretical new movement will have to cross if it is to survive contact with reality.
41 per agree that Britain should leave to trade on WTO rules on March 29 compared to 28 per cent who disagree.
James Frayne: Yes, voters are nervous about No Deal. None the less, they simply want the Government to get on with leaving.
It’s hard to see how the Conservatives can sustain their electoral position by U-turning on Brexit. Its core vote will surely completely collapse.
James Frayne: The public’s views on sex and relationships education are more nuanced than you might imagine
If it is framed through the prism of tolerance and anti-bullying, most people support it. But there are still political pitfalls.
Iain Dale: Were it not for Churchill, McDonnell might be speaking German. And so could the rest of us.
Plus: Up, up and away – HS2’s costs. Staying down – LibDem poll ratings. Stuck where they are – Labour’s.
The unique nature of divisions over it could overwhelm the Party’s traditional pragmatic instinct for office.