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Leave or Remain: who has the edge in the lead up to the EU referendum?

Raleigh Addington
Raleigh Addington
editor at Chartwell Speakers

According to recent polls the race around the EU referendum has tightened, underlining the need for independent and informed analysis – will Britain leave the EU, how will voters decide, and what might the landscape look like after June 23rd? Together, political journalist and commentator Isabel Oakeshott and Professor Matthew Goodwin, a leading authority on the Leave or Remain vote, combine to provide insights and expert commentary into the numbers and personalities from behind the headlines, including:

  • Analysis of public and private polling and survey the latest data
  • Discussion of the role of turnout on the vote
  • Insights from the campaign, including those running the Remain and Leave camps
  • Analysis of voting patterns at past referendums


Matthew Goodwin is a Professor of Political Science who is known internationally for his expertise on British and European politics. Matthew is a leading authority on Britain’s EU referendum. Before that he worked widely on issues relating to political extremism. A political scientist by training, he is one of the youngest full professors in the country, at Rutherford College, University of Kent, and is a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House. Read Matthew’s speaker profile.

Isabel Oakeshott is Political Editor at Large at the Daily Mail; a panellist on BBC1’s Sunday Politics show; and co-author of the explosive unauthorized biography of the prime minister, Call Me Dave. Isabel is a respected commentator on Westminster and UK politics with a unique insight into the workings of politics in all areas. In speeches, she analyses the state of the parties, the futures of the leaders, as well as the implications of policy decisions. Read Isabel’s full speaker profile.

Discuss speaking topics or to book Matthew or Isabel for an event or conference, please contact Gus Allen to discuss opportunities.


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