4 episodes

Welcome to the What UK Thinks podcast with Sir John Curtice, a series looking at public attitudes towards what the UK's relationship with the European Union should look like.

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Welcome to the What UK Thinks podcast with Sir John Curtice, a series looking at public attitudes towards what the UK's relationship with the European Union should look like.

    Brexitland: A guided tour

    Brexitland: A guided tour

    Sir John Curtice and Ian Montagu are joined by Professors Maria Sobolewska and Rob Ford, authors of 'Brexitland: Identity, Diversity and the Reshaping of British Politics', who take us through the long-term social and demographic developments that have gradually reshaped British society and contributed to the UK's vote to leave the EU.

    • 33 min
    The political consequences of the Brexit process

    The political consequences of the Brexit process

    Sir John Curtice, Ian Montagu, and Alex Scholes discuss two chapters in the latest British Social Attitudes report which cover the political consequences of the Brexit process for levels of trust in government and interest in politics, and how people feel the UK government should approach specific areas of public policy post-Brexit.

    • 33 min
    Public perceptions of Boris Johnson's handling of Brexit

    Public perceptions of Boris Johnson's handling of Brexit

    Sir John Curtice, Ian Montagu, and Alex Scholes discuss voters’ assessment of Boris Johnson’s performance on Brexit during his first year as Prime Minister. They also take a look at what we know about public opinion on a no-deal Brexit, and highlight how the Remain-Leave divide continues to impact party politics.

    • 24 min
    The impact of coronavirus on the Brexit process

    The impact of coronavirus on the Brexit process

    Sir John Curtice, Ian Montagu and Alex Scholes discuss what impact the outbreak COVID-19 has had on attitudes towards Brexit, whether people feel that the UK's transition period should be extended, and whether the coronavirus pandemic might affect the government's plans for the UK's post-Brexit immigration policy

    • 32 min

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