- A higher proportion of Leave voters than Remain voters say the EU Referendum was the first time they’ve ever voted in an election (9% vs 5%).
- Around a third of Britons (35%) say that referendums on major decisions relating to Britain’s future should occur more often; though a greater proportion (45%) say that they should happen only rarely.
- Leave voters are far more likely than Remain voters to say that they think referendums should be used more often (48% vs 18%). A quarter of Remain voters (26%) say they should never be used compared to 5% of Leave voters.
- One in eight British adults (12%) have fallen out with a friend or family member as a result of the EU Referendum; including one in six younger adults (17% of 18-34 year olds).
- In general, Leave voters are more positive about the role of referendums in British politics than Remain voters; they more likely to disagree that it is dangerous to ask the public to vote on important decisions (69% vs 41%) and to disagree that is the job of politicians to make decisions about the future of the country and not to use referendums (69% vs 40%).