Theresa May's Brexit plan has been well received by both sides of the EU referendum debate
Britons support the Government’s plan to leave the single market in order to regain control of British borders, with 74 per cent of respondents agreeing Britain must take control over EU immigration – including 54 per cent of Remain voters.
Meanwhile, 57 per cent back Mrs May’s plans to leave the single market in search of new trade deals, according to the YouGov poll.
Both Leave and Remain supporters are keen to retain some aspects of EU membership too, with both camps backing continued intelligence sharing with EU members as well as rights for EU citizens living in Britain.
Britons also appear to support maintaining an open border with Ireland despite a desire to take back control over who enters the UK.
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Following Downing Street’s announcement that there would be no “immediate” changes in the common travel area between the two countries, 67 per cent of Leave voters and 80 per cent of Remainers support keeping the same border regulations with Ireland.
Both sides of the Brexit debate also believe Mrs May’s plan to leave the EU is respectful to the referendum result.
Although 56 per cent of Remainers agree the Prime Minister has respected the vote, just 28 per cent of them are personally happy with her Brexit plan.
Almost half of respondents do not know what Labour's Brexit priorities are
The poll also suggests Labour’s wavering standpoint on Brexit leaves Britons unaware of the party’s priorities, with almost half of those polled admitting they aren’t sure on Corbyn’s party message.
While Mrs May’s Brexit plan appears to have won her some support, her calls for both sides of the Brexit debate to come together look increasingly unlikely with huge divisions between the two groups.
Almost half of Remain supporters want the Government to ignore the vote and keep Britain in the EU
Almost three-quarters of Leave supporters want to see Britain regain full control of British governance and immigration, even if that means losing Britain’s free trade membership with the EU.
In comparison, just nine per cent of Remain voters want to see the same thing, with 48 per cent preferring to see Britain try to remain in the EU despite the Brexit vote.