'Very few British people know about restrictions on freedom of movement allowed under existing EU regulations. Yet when they learn about the EU’s “three-month rule”, two-thirds say it would provide “enough control” over EU immigration.'
New study out today for and Cambridge University finds "hidden consensus" on EU immigration. Majority think existing EU rules would provide "enough control". 1/10
There are strand of immigration restrictionists who like to suggest we would’ve remained if we had lower immigration. An equally plausible alternative: we would’ve remained had voter ignorance on immigration not been so high.
Very few British people know about restrictions on freedom of movement allowed under existing EU regulations. Yet when they learn about the EU’s “three-month rule”, two-thirds (64%) say it would provide “enough control” over EU immigration.