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Voters believe Switzerland better off post Brexit

Local News // Aug. 22, 2016
Voters believe Switzerland better off post Brexit

A new survey suggests Swiss voters believe the decision by the UK to leave the EU will strengthen Switzerland's position in its own talks with the trade bloc.

55% say the UK's decision is likely to mean the EU will be more accommodating for Switzerland in regards to the free movement of people.

But 38% fear the EU may actually harden its stance.

The survey for Credit Suisse showed there was little difference of opinion between those who have a party affiliation.

In fact supporters of the right wing Swiss People's Party were generally optimistic of the outcome of the talks.

Photo by: Von Roland zh - Eigenes Werk, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=15971976

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