A year after the United Kingdom formally left the European Union, the majority of the British population is unhappy with this decision. More than six in ten British voters believe that Brexit was worse than they expected.
The poll, conducted by the Opinium polling agency among 1,900 British voters, showed how divided the pro-Brexit camp in particular had become. About 42 per cent of Britons in 2016′LeftHe said the situation today looks worse than it was before Brexit. In the ‘the restThere is an even greater consensus: 86% of voters think Brexit was worse than expected.
“Instead of two uniformly opposing masses, it is RemainsThe bloc is still largely united that Brexit is bad, while LeftAdam Drummond of Opinium explains for Watchman.
British public support for Brexit had already waned, but approval is now waning even deeper. In fact, the UK economy has experienced a number of shocks since the UK’s exit from the EU.
Solid borders, empty shelves
By leaving the European Union, he lost many of the economic benefits to the British economy. For example, the border between the United Kingdom and the European Union has become a hard one again, with additional controls in place on all goods and people who wish to cross the Channel.
Stricter controls on both goods and people created a whole range of problems that British consumers were clearly feeling. Because of stricter controls on imported food, supermarkets have had to wait longer for new deliveries of products.
In addition, there was a shortage of labor for truck drivers to transport those goods. Prior to Brexit, a large proportion of UK truck drivers were from Eastern Europe. Because of the stricter working conditions, that group disappeared, exposing the shortage of workers.
Northern Ireland border
Another hot topic is the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland. Since Brexit went into effect, the border of goods controls have mainly been along the Island of Britain, where Scotland, England and Wales are located. However, the British country of Northern Ireland is located on the island of Ireland, so transport between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland is not subject to the same border controls as the rest of the United Kingdom.
Prime Minister Johnson initially agreed to this arrangement. But in the meantime, London has reverted to this principle as it would not be practical. The UK now requires border controls to be aligned with the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to facilitate the movement of goods within the UK.
Negotiations have been going on for months, and Brexit negotiator David Frost recently resigned, likely due to dissatisfaction with Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s policies. With Frost as a supporter of Brexit in the first hour, his resignation was a painful blow for Prime Minister Johnson.
The British Prime Minister is sitting on a very shaky pedestal. Within his Conservative Party, there was growing discontent with Boris Johnson. The public opinion is also deeply dissatisfied with the series of scandals that have emerged.
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