A year on from Brexit

Most Britons think their country is heading in the wrong direction

 A year after they plumped for Brexit and two months after they voted to take away the government’s majority, nearly three-quarters of Britons think their country is on the wrong track. That is the most in nearly five years, and places Britain eighth of 26 countries surveyed by Ipsos, a polling firm.

Health care and terrorism are Britons’ main worries, along with poverty (and social inequality). Concern over immigration—the biggest beef of 2016, a consistent top concern and a powerful driver of the vote to “take back control” from the European Union—has fallen by half.

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