14 Jan 2019

How May’s Brexit deal is viewed in Leave-voting Stoke

Theresa May gave her last-gasp speech in Stoke-on-Trent, where people voted overwhelmingly to leave the EU. We spent the day meeting residents to see what they thought of Mrs May’s plan.

Theresa May gave her last-gasp speech in Stoke-on-Trent.

Known historically for its potteries, Stoke has a heritage steeped in the business of ceramics. But it now has higher than average levels of unemployment and people there voted overwhelmingly to leave the EU.

We spent the day meeting residents and those still working in the industry to see what they thought of Mrs May’s plan.