The British public does not think Brexit will hit them hard according to a new poll
nd a new poll has found that fear of losing money is not driving their views on the subject.
The news will come as a boost to the UK Government which is currently pushing through legislation that will allow it to give formal notice of its intention to leave.
Now it can be revealed that an astonishing 54 per cent of Brits believe they don't have to worry about a hit on their bank balances.
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People are more likely to think Brexit will be good for Britain than bad for Britain
In a poll commissioned by the Guardian/ICM members of the public were asked to give their views on what impact Brexit will have.
And a majority said it would have "no difference to their personal finances.
While much has to be ironed out over the exit strategy, the general feeling is more positive than has been presented by remain supporters.
British people do not think that Brexit will harm their personal finances
The report says: "People are more likely to think Brexit will be good for Britain than bad for Britain.
"The detailed tables show that people who voted leave are much more likely to think Brexit will have a positive impact than people who voted remain.
"And on the matter of whether or not Brexit will be good or bad for personal finances, only 60 per cent of remain voters think they will be worse off.
"Some 36 per cent think Brexit will make no difference to them personally.
The impact of Brexit is not something Brits fear when it comes to personal finance
"And only 20 per cent of leave voters think Brexit will be good for their own personal finances.
"Another 69 per cent think it will make no difference to them, while 10 per cent think they will be worse off."
ICM Unlimited interviewed an online sample of 1,984 adults aged 18+ on 3-5 February 2017.
Last month Mervyn King, the former governor of the Bank of England, told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme there was opportunities to be had.
Mrs May is getting set to trigger Article 50 in March
He said: “I think the challenges we face mean it’s not a bed of roses – no one should pretend that – but equally it is not the end of the world and there are some real opportunities that arise from the fact of Brexit we might take.
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“There are many opportunities and I think we should look at it in a much more self-confident way than either side is approaching it at present. Being out of what is a pretty unsuccessful European Union – particularly in the economic sense – gives us opportunities as well as obviously great political difficulties.”
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