The proportion of people that assume Brexit is a mistake has soared to a brand new excessive of 49 per cent as Theresa Could’s deal is plunged into chaos.

That determine is only one p.c increased than the 48 per cent of people that voted to Stay within the EU on the 2016 Brexit referendum.

The brand new ballot additionally discovered that the quantity who assist the PM’s deal has additionally dipped – falling from 27 per cent final week to 23 per cent now.

The findings, in a YouGov ballot commissioned by The Instances, is a recent blow for Mrs Could as she is reeling from her humiliating triple defeat within the Commons final evening. 

In a torrid 63 minutes for No10, Tory rebels joined Labour to vote for an modification  to provide MPs the facility to inform ministers what to do if the PM’s deal is rejected subsequent week.

And MPs additionally voted to carry ministers in contempt of Parliament for the primary time in trendy historical past. 

The proportion of people who think Brexit is a mistake has soared to a new high of 49 per cent as Theresa May's deal is plunged into chaos

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The proportion of people who think Brexit is a mistake has soared to a new high of 49 per cent as Theresa May's deal is plunged into chaos

The proportion of people that assume Brexit is a mistake has soared to a brand new excessive of 49 per cent as Theresa Could’s deal is plunged into chaos

The humiliating defeats have left Mrs Could’s Brexit plan and her premiership hanging by a thread.

However in a uncommon glimmer of excellent information for her, the survey – carried out yesterday and Monday – discovered Mrs Should still outpolls Jeremy Corbyn when voters are requested who could be the perfect PM.

The ballot of 1,624 voters, discovered that 49 per cent now assume it’s mistaken to depart the EU – up barely from 48 per cent final week.

The quantity who nonetheless again Brexit has fallen from 42 per cent to 38 per cent, whereas those that have no idea has risen from 11 per cent to 13 per cent. 

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And with lower than per week to go till MPs maintain their crunch vote on the PM’s Brexit deal, the ballot reveals that assist for her settlement has additionally slipped.

Simply 23 p.c say they assist the PM’s deal – down from 27 p.c final week. 

Whereas the proportion who oppose it has remained fairly regular – as much as 46 per cent from  final week’s 45 per cent.

The information is a blow for Mrs Could, who has been travelling the breadth of the UK and interesting over the heads of her squabbling MPs to promote her deal to the nation.

However whereas Mrs Could’s Brexit plans have been plunged into chaos, Labour chief Jeremy Corbyn has didn’t capitalise on the disarray.

The ballot discovered that 35 per cent of voters assume Mrs Could makes the perfect PM – far increased than the 24 per cent who backed Mr Corbyn.

The poll found that 35 per cent of voters think Theresa May (pictured outside No10 today) makes the best PM - far higher than the 24 per cent who backed Jeremy Corbyn

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The poll found that 35 per cent of voters think Theresa May (pictured outside No10 today) makes the best PM - far higher than the 24 per cent who backed Jeremy Corbyn

The ballot discovered that 35 per cent of voters assume Theresa Could (pictured outdoors No10 as we speak) makes the perfect PM – far increased than the 24 per cent who backed Jeremy Corbyn

However each politicians have been nonetheless outpolled by ‘do not know’ which had the backing of 37 per cent of these surveyed.

The ballot comes as  Liam Fox as we speak warned that Remainer MPs could attempt to ‘steal Brexit’ from the British individuals in an affront to democracy. 

The Worldwide Commerce Secretary scrambled to attempt to defended Mrs Could’s  deal after final evening’s humiliating defeats as he was quizzed by the worldwide commerce choose committee.  

He mentioned: ‘I feel there’s a actual hazard, given the Home of Commons which has a Stay majority, could try and steal Brexit from the British individuals, which I feel could be a democratic affront.’  

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