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Why Did People Vote Leave?

Why did so many people in the UK vote to Leave the EU? David Aaronovitch talks to residents in the pro-Leave city of Wakefield.

Why did so many people in the UK vote to Leave the EU? David Aaronovitch talks to residents in the pro-Leave city of Wakefield and finds out from experts why personal prosperity was a poor indicator of referendum voting intention.

Guests include:

Stian Westlake, Executive Director of Policy and Research, NEST, and author of 'The Intangible Economy' with Jonathan Haskel
Ben Shimshon, BritainThinks, market research and communications consultancy
Molly Crockett, Associate Professor of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford.

Producer: Joe Kent
Researchers: Alex Burton and Kirsteen Knight.

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