How Deep and Distinctive is Britain’s Euroscepticism?

In this presentation, Professor John Curtice compares the attitudes of citizens surveyed across the 6 EU member states with attitudes of British citizens towards the referendum. This presentation was delivered at the Edinburgh dissemination event for 'The View from the Continent: what people in other member states think of the UK's EU referendum' project findings. 

Presentations from 'The view from the continent: what people in other member states think of the UK's EU referendum

The presentation is now available from 'The View from the Continent: what people in other member states think about the UK's EU referendum' project. 

This presentation, which was shared at events in London, Edinburgh, Berlin and Brussels, explores the findings from a survey of 6 European countries, seeking their views on the impending UK EU referendum. 

EU referendum: British concerns resonate elsewhere in Europe - BBC

Friday, March 11, 2016 - 00:00

In recent years any outbreak of British exceptionalism would spark a torrent of angry headlines in other parts of Europe....A new survey shows many British concerns resonate in other parts of Europe. The survey was carried out by the University of Edinburgh and the German think tank d/part, and funded by the UK in a Changing Europe - an initiative to bridge the gap between the EU and British voters. They spoke to 8,000 people in six European countries - Germany, France, Ireland, Poland, Sweden and Spain.

After Brexit, Frexit? Poll shows that French want a referendum too - Newsweek Europe

Monday, March 14, 2016 - 00:00

Research from Edinburgh University shows that 53 percent of French would like to hold their own vote on EU membership, and in Spain, Germany and Sweden more people are in favour of doing so than are opposed.

Josh Lowe, Newsweek Europe

France wants Britain to leave the EU the most, study of member countries shows - Independent

Monday, March 14, 2016 - 00:00

The French are keener on Britain leaving the EU than any other nationality in the bloc, a study has found.

More than 40 per cent of French respondents to a survey thought the UK should leave the EU, some three months ahead of the June referendum.

Jess Staufenberg,  Independent

Most EU citizens want UK to remain, study suggests - Guardian

Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 00:00

 Voters in six European Union countries are overwhelmingly in favour of Britain remaining in the 28-nation bloc – but if it votes to leave, many also feel the UK should be punished by exclusion from the single market.

According to a study of 8,000 voters in Germany, France, Poland, Ireland, Spain and Sweden by the University of Edinburgh and a German thinktank, a clear majority in all six states hope Britain votes to stay in the EU.

George Arnett, The Guardian. 


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