Whose fault is Brexit?

A poll shows 69 per cent of Brits think Brexit is going badly

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YouGov | 69% of Brits think Brexit is going badly: who do they think is to blame?

Actor Danny Dyer recently slammed David Cameron, in very sweary fashion, for what he perceived to be the sorry state of Brexit. For their part, pro-Brexit politicians and media commentators have frequently criticised the failure of anti-Brexit politicians and voters to get behind Brexit.

With 69% of Britons believing that Brexit is going badly, and with the political class pointing fingers in all directions, who does the public think is at fault? Now a new YouGov study shows that the answer is very different depending on whether people voted Remain or Leave.

The largest figure of blame for Brexit going badly is the government. Two thirds (68%) of those who think Brexit is currently going badly say that it is the government’s fault. This includes three quarters who voted Remain (77%) and 58% of Leave voters.

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The Times

Blame Barnier, not Britain, for slow progress on Brexit

Could the 100-odd businesses that signed last week's open letter to the British and EU Brexit negotiators explain what they would do if the other party in any talks in which they were involved refused to move to the next stage of negotiations or, as the CBI's Carolyn Fairbairn put it, "ensure that substantive progress is achieved", unless and until a fee of unjustified billions was paid?

It's simple; progress can be achieved as requested if the UK coughs up the scandalous £50bn demanded by the EU rather than the justifiable £15bn-£20bn.

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