Poll finds 74% Britons think Brexit deal is unlikely before October 31st
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A new poll has found that almost three-quarters of Britons do not expect a Brexit deal to be agreed between the UK and EU by October 31st.
The Ipsos Mori poll found that 74% of Britons do not think the UK and the EU will be able to agree by the deadline currently set.
Just a third of voters are confident that Johnson will be able to "get a good deal" for Britain, with 64% saying they are not confident.
But 60% of Conservative supporters have confidence in the new prime minister to get a good deal.
In the event of a no-deal Brexit, 40% of the public think that they understand what will happen "very well" or "fairly well" compared to 54% that say "not well" or "not well at all".
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Ipsos Mori also found an uplift in support for the Conservatives following Boris Johnson's arrival at Downing Street.
Both Labour and the Brexit Party saw a big dent in their support, with the Liberal Democrats benefiting from Labour's diminished support.
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It put the Tories on 34% (+9), Labour on 24% (-3), the Lib Dems on 20% (+5), the Brexit Party on 9% (-7) and the Greens on 6% (-1).
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