Drawing on survey evidence collected over more than a decade, Matthew Goodwin explains why a majority of British voters decided to ignore much of the national and international community and vote for Brexit.

Professor Matthew Goodwin, Senior Fellow, Europe Programme Chatham House; Co-Author, Brexit: Why Britain Voted to Leave the European Union  

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Overview

In June 2016, the UK public voted to leave the European Union. This historic vote marked the culmination of trends in domestic politics and in the UK's relationship with the EU that have been building over many years.

Drawing on survey evidence collected over more than a decade, Matthew Goodwin explains why a majority of British voters decided to ignore much of the national and international community and vote for Brexit.

More information at Chatham House Primer: The Vote for Brexit