The Independent Poll - April 2016

Our April online poll for the independent suggests the result of June’s EU referendum is still too close to call, with the vote split 50:50.

When we take into account respondents’ likelihood to turnout on the day, those voting to for Britain to leave the UK edge ahead at 51%.

Despite this, almost half (46%) of those polled agreed that the risks of leaving the EU outweigh the benefits (with 19% answering ‘don’t know’).

Obama’s intervention into the EU debate seems not to have had a huge impact on the debate, with only 23% agreeing that it has made them more likely to vote to remain in the EU.


The poll also asked respondents about the Junior Doctors' strike.

58% of those surveyed in Great Britain agreed that junior doctors in England were right to hold an all-out strike against the government’s decision to impose a contract on them, even if it affected services.

Considering only those respondents who live in England – where the strikes took place – the results are almost unchanged: 57% agree with the statement that junior doctors were right to hold an all-out strike.


The survey took place online from 27th – 29th April 2016. The data has been weighted to be representative of the demographic breakdown of Great Britain.


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