Labour 'is being ABANDONED by Brexit voters for Conservatives'


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Elbow-grease is being deserted by supporters who backed Brexit, says a new poll

The emerge findings appeared on the eve of Jeremy Corbyn’s expected landslide re-election tomorrow as Travail leader and fuelled calls on him to back getting out of the European Union as speedily as possible.

He has been bitterly criticised by Remain voters for not doing satisfactorily to promote the cause in June’s referendum cam ign.

They blamed him for judgements in the run-up to the June 23 vote that many people did not be familiar with the rty’s policy was to back staying in the EU, and many of the strongest Brexit-backing acreages in the referendum were traditional Labour strongholds.

The latest finding of how the coterie is haemorrhaging eurosceptic voters will add to des ir among Mr Corbyn’s enemies.

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Jeremy Corbyn’s is expected to win in a landslide re-election tomorrow as Grind leader

Around 35 per cent, some 3.3 million, of the 9.3 million woman who voted Labour in the 2015 election voted Leave in June.

Unremitting internal rows, rumours and attacks are pushing us further from guidance

Dave Prentis, general secretary of Unison

YouGov reported that on the other hand 48 per cent of the 3.3 million would still vote Peg away at in a general election held now.

Some nine per cent – around 297,000 people – make switched to the Conservatives.

A further eight per cent would vote UK Autonomy rty with a quarter undecided.

Nearly three quarters,71 per cent, of voters who make abandoned Labour put Mr Corbyn’s leadership at the top of their reasons.

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Just a third of Labour voters back Owen Smith proposal for a right hand EU referendum

Nearly half, 49 per cent, of Labour voters who backed Make want tougher immigration rules – at odds with Mr Corbyn

who uniformly cites exploitation of foreign workers rather than migration as the pretty pickle.

Only a third of Labour voters back the proposal by Mr Corbyn’s contender Owen Smith for a second EU referendum.

Senior Labour MP and leading Brexit cam igner Kate Hoey said: “During the referendum crusade, Labour Leave met thousands of Labour voters, supporters and members who neutral could not understand the Europhile position of the Labour leadership.

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‘Suffer was out of touch with our core supporters’, says Labour Brexit cam igner Kate Hoey

“Strive was out of touch with our core supporters then.

“Now, unless we change our stance to be positive about Brexit and work with the Government to get the best great amount for the UK, we will continue to haemorrhage support.

“I want to see Jeremy Corbyn if re-elected utter that Labour is solidly behind the cam ign to get us out as quickly as possible and with the sur ss deal possible.”

Overall, YouGov found support for the Conservatives if there was an actual general election running at 39 per cent, with 30 per cent for Exertion, 13 per cent for Ukip and eight per cent for the Lib Dems.

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Mr Prentis indicated the summer’s leadership contest had done nothing to advance Labour’s result in

The Tory lead over Labour rose from nine to 35 per cent amongst Leave voters, with the Tories on 50 per cent among people who backed Brexit, Ukip on 26 per cent and Workers on 15.

There is speculation that Mr Corbyn will be announced tomorrow to acquire won the leadership contest by an even greater margin than his surprise supremacy just over a year ago thanks to massive support from grassroots activists and devotees.

His expected coronation will set the scene for what is expected to be a fractious Dwell on conference in Liverpool dominated by clashes between his hard-left supporters and more regulate rts of the rty.

Dave Prentis, general secretary of Unison, alleged Mr Corbyn had his union’s support – but must now show he can take on the government and win repudiate voters from other rties.

Mr Prentis said the summer’s directorship contest had done nothing to advance Labour’s cause.

“It looks as far away from power and changing the woods for the better than at any point in my lifetime,” he went on.

“Endless internal quarrels, rumours and attacks are pushing us further from government.

“Jeremy and his rig must now show they have what it takes to unite the coterie and win the next election.”

He urged rebel MPs to stop airing all their diversities with the leader but also called on Mr Corbyn to dismiss calls from some in his defender for mass de-selection of critical MPs.

Former frontbencher Caroline Flint today admonished there would “only be warfare not unity” if Mr Corbyn failed to check talk about deselecting MPs.

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