Brexit Poll: 80% of UK Adults Disapprove of Government’s Handling of Brexit Negotiations


This month’s ORB International Brexit Confidence tracker poll shows 80% of UK adults disapprove of the way the government is handling the Brexit negotiations, the highest figure recorded since this tracker poll began in November 2016


Full tables are available here, and charts are here,


N=2,014 interviews conducted among a representative sample of the GB adult population February 1st-3rd 2019. The statistical margin of error at the 95% confidence level is + 2.2%.

1. Do you approve or disapprove of the way in which the Government is handling the Brexit negotiations?

  • Approve 20% (-5)
  • Disapprove 80% (+5)

2. How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statement?  I think the Prime Minister has got the right deal for Britain in the Brexit negotiations

  • Strongly agree 3%
  • Agree 16%
  • Disagree 30%
  • Strongly disagree 31%
  • Don’t Know 20%


  • Agree 18%
  • Disagree 62%

3. How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statement?  Britain will be economically better off post Brexit

  • Strongly agree 11%
  • Agree 26%
  • Disagree 19%
  • Strongly disagree 23%
  • Don’t Know 21%


  • Agree 37% (+2)
  • Disagree 41% (-1)

4. How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Post-Brexit, I think I personally will be financially better off

  • Strongly agree 4%
  • Agree 18%
  • Disagree 27%
  • Strongly disagree 20%
  • Don’t Know 31% (-2)


  • Agree 22% (+2)
  • Disagree 47% (-)

5. How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statement?  Having greater control over immigration is more important than having access to free trade with the EU

  • Strongly agree 15%
  • Agree 25%
  • Disagree 26%
  • Strongly disagree 19%
  • Don’t Know 15%


  • Agree 40%
  • Disagree 45%


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