|Author (Person)||Shipton, Martin|
|Publisher||Institute of Welsh Affairs|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
Martin Shipton argues that cultural and communication gaps, and a weak indigenous media, led to the surprise Brexit result in Wales in June 2016. 52.5% of voters in Wales backed Leave, compared with 47.5% supporting Remain.
The vote for Brexit in the UK country that had profited more than others from the EU in financial terms was a shocking tale of how an alienated and ill–informed electorate made a decision based on misconceptions that was almost certainly against its own best interests.
|Countries / Regions||Wales|