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Almost two thirds of Brits support a national unity Government

Posted On: 9 Apr 2020   |   Posted By: You Gov

Almost two thirds of Brits support a national unity Government

Majority of Conservative voters support letting representatives from other parties join the Government for the duration of COVID-19 outbreak
With Britons housebound for the third week now as a result of the unprecedented coronavirus crisis, the results of a new YouGov survey reveal that almost two thirds of Britons want to see the main parties come together and form a national unity Government.
The survey, conducted on April 6 th and 7 th *, asked “would you support or oppose a Government of national unity, in which representatives from all the main political parties form a Government together, for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis?
Some 63% say they would support such a Government, including 31% who say they would “strongly support” one. Only 17% of Brits are opposed , while the remaining 20% unsure.
Even a majority of those who voted Conservative in 2019 are happy for the party to forgo its large Commons majority for the sake of governing in unison at...

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