Friday, June 2, 2023

More than half of Britons believe Brexit was a mistake

According to the results of a survey conducted by the British company YouGov, more than half of the residents of the United Kingdom believe that the decision to leave the European Union was a mistake. The survey was conducted between May 17 and 18 and 2,009 people were included in it.

56% of the survey participants declared that leaving the EU was a mistake, while 31% were in favor of Brexit. At the moment, according to 62%, Brexit is more of a failure than a success. 72% said they are sure the government is handling the country’s exit from the European Union badly.

The United Kingdom left the European Union on January 31, 2020; The transition phase ends on January 1, 2021. In connection with that, a trade and cooperation agreement between the parties began to enter into force, but only in a preliminary format.

52% of Britons voted in favor of leaving the European Union during a referendum held in June 2016: On January 31, 2020, at 11:00 pm local time, the country left the European Union after 47 years as a member.


The post-Brexit transition period, during which the UK was governed by all EU rules and regulations, ended on 31 December. The Agreement on Trade and Cooperation between the sides came into force from January 1, 2021.

In addition to the problems arising from Brexit, the impact of the war in Ukraine was added last year. As a result, for the whole of 2022, inflation in the United Kingdom remained at 7.9%, although in October the rate rose to 11.1%, the highest figure since 1981. Goldman Sachs even warned that the rise in prices could continue until about 22% in January 2023. Such was the situation, that the British energy regulator increased the cap on consumer energy bills by up to 80%.

For the nation, the divorce with Europe, the cost of the pandemic and the crisis of life will mean an economic downturn equivalent to 4% of its gross domestic product (GDP) in the coming years, according to figures from the Bank of England and the Accountability Office Budgetary

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