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Conservative MPs and Daily Express poll sensation: 11.7% people want out of the EU

by | 21st, January 2015

The Daily Express has news: “80% want to quit the EU.”

 

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On December 10, the Express brought news:

Some 46.6 per cent would vote “out” while just 34.3 per cent would vote “in”, with 19.1 per cent undecided.

In December 2014, the Express has other news.

 

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46.6% became 51% is now 80%. Things move fast in Eu poll-ville.

The Express is getting mroe and more in-tune with its readers.

 

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The Express and UKIP are in chorus:

 

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Nigel Farage sees the 80% and tweets:

 

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But what about that 80%? Martyn Brown notes:

BRITAIN is marching towards the EU exit door today after eight out of 10 people voted to leave in a historic poll.

That eight in ten:

Some 14,581 people voted – 11,706 of them want the UK to quit compared with 2,725 who want to remain part of the EU. The mini-referendum – the first on the issue since 1975 – was organised by two senior Tory backbenchers and a prospective Tory MP.

Three Tories conducted a poll. Who was polled?

The Tory poll was organised across three neighbouring parliamentary constituencies by Peter Bone, MP for Wellingborough, Philip Hollobone, MP for Kettering, and Tom Pursglove, who is standing as Tory candidate for Corby and East Northamptonshire at this year’s general election.

 

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So. A poll of three constituencies speaks for the entire UK?

Following the count, carried out in the London offices of the Daily Express yesterday, Mr Bone said: “Eight out of 10 people who took part want to come out of Europe – that is extraordinary.

“It is very, very, very clear they want to come out.”

So. Of the people who actually replied to the poll, 780% want out. How many did not respond to the poll?

The voting exercise was the biggest poll on the issue since the national referendum in June 1975.

Ballot papers were delivered to 100,000 households in the three ­constituencies between May and the end of last year.

There were a total of 150 spoiled papers.

11,706 people of 100,000 in Northamptonshire wants to leave the EU. That’s 11.7%.

PS: The Express previously reported: “Ballot papers will be delivered to 150,000 households in the three constituencies after the polls close for the European Parliament elections on May 22.”



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