Deal or No Deal: Boris Johnson met Angela Merkel today and was expected to reiterate his call for the Irish border backstop plan to be scrapped. To date this has been one of the key sticking points within the Brexit negotiations

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Brits, however, don’t expect there to be much progress on a deal being struck: over two thirds (68%) think it is either not very likely (33%), or not likely at all (35%) that a Brexit deal will be renegotiated before the October 31st deadline

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Only 15% think it is either somewhat (12%) or very (4%) likely that it will

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A comfortable majority of both Remain (78%) and Leave voters (63%) think it is unlikely a Brexit deal will be reached before the October deadline

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Royal Family Media Treatment: Royal couple Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been in more intense media spotlight than usual this week, following their trip via jet to Elton John’s house in the south of France

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When asked today which royal family member they think is treated least favourably by the media, 39% of Brits said Meghan Markle – the next highest response was Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, with 8%

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5% said Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, 4% Charles Prince of Wales, while only 2% think Prince Harry is treated least favourably

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One in five Brits (20%) think none of them are treated unfavourably by the media

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Inspection of Gadgets: With a new study suggesting that around 40 million unused gadgets are lying around homes across the UK, Britons are now being urged to recycle their old tech, as each device contains multiple valuable and increasingly endangered elements

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And when asked what they do with their old tech, 36% of Brits say they keep it

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28% say they recycle, 17% resell, while 7% bin it

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YouGov Daily

Wednesday, 21 August

68% of Brits think it's unlikely that a Brexit deal will be renegotiated; plus, royal family media treatment, and old tech

Deal or No Deal: Boris Johnson met Angela Merkel today and was expected to reiterate his call for the Irish border backstop plan to be scrapped. To date this has been one of the key sticking points within the Brexit negotiations

Brits, however, don’t expect there to be much progress on a deal being struck: over two thirds (68%) think it is either not very likely (33%), or not likely at all (35%) that a Brexit deal will be renegotiated before the October 31st deadline

Only 15% think it is either somewhat (12%) or very (4%) likely that it will

A comfortable majority of both Remain (78%) and Leave voters (63%) think it is unlikely a Brexit deal will be reached before the October deadline

Royal Family Media Treatment: Royal couple Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been in more intense media spotlight than usual this week, following their trip via jet to Elton John’s house in the south of France

When asked today which royal family member they think is treated least favourably by the media, 39% of Brits said Meghan Markle – the next highest response was Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, with 8%

5% said Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, 4% Charles Prince of Wales, while only 2% think Prince Harry is treated least favourably

One in five Brits (20%) think none of them are treated unfavourably by the media

Inspection of Gadgets: With a new study suggesting that around 40 million unused gadgets are lying around homes across the UK, Britons are now being urged to recycle their old tech, as each device contains multiple valuable and increasingly endangered elements

And when asked what they do with their old tech, 36% of Brits say they keep it

28% say they recycle, 17% resell, while 7% bin it

Latest Analysis
voting-intention
Boris CAN win only going after Brexit Party voters, so long as the Remain vote stays split
If an early election is called the Conservatives would be in a strong position
politics
Public increasingly likely to think Brexit will be delivered on or by 31 October
Number of people expecting Brexit to happen on time goes from two to one against to neck and neck now
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