Most Remainers want MPs to back a Brexit deal rather than vote against
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Most Remainers want MPs to vote in support for Boris Johnson's Brexit deal rather than vote against.
Opinium polling found that with the 'don't know' option removed 50% of those that voted Remain in the EU referendum support the prime minister's deal agreed with the European Union to avoid a no-deal Brexit situation.
By comparison just 19% want politicians to vote against the agreement.
The view is reflected by the wider population with 55% of the general public wanting MPs to support the agreement, 15% against, 9% agreeing with neither option and 20% not knowing.
Just 8% of Brexiteers who voted Leave in the referendum want MPs to vote against the deal, with 72% wanting politicians to support it.
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It is a similar picture with polling of Labour and Tory voters.
79% of Conservative supporters want MPs to vote for the deal with just 6% against it. 43% of Labour voters support it, compared to 21% against.
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Scottish voters also want their politicians to support the deal by 47% to 19%, despite the SNP rejecting such agreement.
The polling was conducted on Tuesday 29 December and involved questioning 1,200 adults.
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