and currently 51% of their readers
believe the uk should leave the eu
The EU was sold to the British people as an economic proposition. Yes, they would have to give up a measure of democratic self-government; but, in exchange, they would be part of a flourishing trade bloc. Hardly anyone still believes in that equation.
A company in my constituency will deal as easily with a business in Dunedin as with one in Dunkirk. More easily, indeed, since the New Zealand firm will be English-speaking, will have similar accountancy techniques and will use compatible common-law arbitration methods.