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Polling Matters - Ep. 95 Brexit day: Article 50 & what now for Scotland? Plus GfK Return
NEW PB/Polling Matters podcast: Brexit day, Article 50 polling, Scotland’s future and GfK returns
On a momentous day in British history, Keiran and Rob discuss public opinion on Brexit as the Article 50 letter lands in Brussels and Keiran discusses Scotland’s future with Ipsos Mori Scotland Research Director Mark Diffley. Finally, Keiran talks more about new GfK political polling that has made a splash this week including numbers showing Jeremy Corbyn’s approval rating among Brits being as weak as Donald Trump’s. More on that polling (including methodology and data tables here).
The segment on Scotland dominates this week’s episode and is a particularly wide ranging discussion, including new information on why the polls are not moving towards Independence at this stage. Keiran and Rob also unveil new Polling Matters / Opinium numbers showing party cross-breaks that might surprise you.
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