4 days to Referendum Day
Both Houses of Parliament will sit today at 2.30 pm and hear tributes to the late Jo Cox MP there will then be a short memorial service in St Margaret’s Church – Watch on BBC Parliament.
Here is the link to the GoFundMe Jo Cox’s Fund
BBC Poll Tracker: 45% Remain – 42% Leave – 13% – Don’t Know.
FT Poll Tracker: 44% Remain – 44% Leave
Polls are moving back towards Remain over the last few days:-
|Date||Leave %||Remain%||Don’t Know||Pollster||Method|
William Hill: UK Remain: 2/7 [prev 2/2] – UK Leave: 13/5 [prev 5/2] – Scotland Leave: 10/1
According to Betfair betting markets have seen a 7 point swing in favour of Britain voting to stay in the EU, as momentum has shifted towards Remain three days ahead of the vote.
The FT reports that sterling has risen on the reports that the polls are running neck and neck. Pound surges as Brexit opinion polls show neck-and-neck race.
See also this Financial Times page with information and opinion on the Referendum. The Financial Times undoubtedly has more expertise on the financial impact of a Leave Vote than does Poison Dwarf Gove, or any of his Brexit colleagues.
Other News this Morning
The former Chairman of the Conservative Party has left the Vote Leave campaign and will now support Remain. See this BBC Report.
Top bosses, including Sir Richard Branson, the Chief Executives of the car industry, and the Chairman of the Premier League have called for a Remain vote. BBC Story here.
Nigel Farage was on the BBC trying to defend the appalling poster which has been criticised by so many – even the Poison Dwarf. See: Nigel Farage: EU project doomed even if UK votes to stay.