On 27 April, Matthew Goodwin (left) introduced his new book, Brexit: Why Britain Voted to Leave the European Union at the LSE’s Wolfson Theatre. Joining the discussion about what drove the Leave vote, Euroscepticism in France and the implications for the general election were Simona Guerra of the University of Leicester, BuzzFeed’s James Ball and Marta Lorimer from the LSE European Institute. Tony Travers chaired.
You can also download the audio.
Matthew Goodwin is Professor of Politics and International Relations at the University of Kent.
Simona Guerra is Associate Professor in Politics at the University of Leicester.
James Ball (@jamesball) is a special correspondent at BuzzFeed and the author of Post-Truth: How Bullshit Conquered the World.
Marta Lorimer is a doctoral student at the LSE European Institute. Her research interests include far right parties, European politics and ideas of ‘Europe’.
Professor Tony Travers is Director of LSE London.
‘Britain’ [The United Kingdom, actually]
Will have to wait until June the 8th before ‘it’ gets its chance to vote for Brexit – but ‘it’ won’t have the opportunity to do anything else then.