To mark the upcoming 100th anniversary of the Irish island’s political wing, the BBC’s British public service media commissioned a comprehensive survey with Lucitac, a voting agency in Northern Ireland and Ireland. On both sides of the border are many who say that the unification of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland is not expected within ten years.e: 55% in Northern Ireland and 59% in Ireland think this is not possible.
However, when asked what they thought the situation was 25 years from now, 51 per cent of Northern Irish people surveyed said 54 per cent of Irish people would leave Northern Ireland and unite with the Republic of Ireland.
The Good Friday 1998 Agreement, officially known as Belfast, which initiated the process of resolving the conflict in Northern Ireland, holds simultaneous referendums in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland on the unification of the island of Ireland by the British and Irish governments. Acknowledge that there is considerable social support on both sides of this border.
It has been in power ever since However, the British government continued to argue that the referendum was not justified on the basis of the sharing of public opinion.
A comprehensive survey commissioned by the BBC, described on Wednesday, supports this view. According to opinion polls To Northern Irelandn – Protestants who are largely loyal to the British Crown are in the majority – 49 per cent of respondents say they would vote for Northern Ireland to be part of the UK if they vote “today” Only 43 percent support joining the Republic of Ireland.
In Ireland, however, the majority of the association’s supporters are: Fifty-one percent voted to unite the Irish island and only 27 percent voted for Northern Ireland to remain in the UK.
The London Parliamentary resolution on the partition of the island of Ireland, creating an independent Ireland and Northern Ireland within the United Kingdom aimed at ending the Irish War of Independence, came into force on 3 May 1921 and was opened by King George on 22 June 1921. The first Northern Irish Parliament.
British Ireland is preparing for the celebrations and memories of Northern Ireland’s centenary celebrations, but according to a survey commissioned by the BBC, Even in the population of Northern Ireland, only 40 per cent believe that the anniversary is a cause for celebration.
However, 76 per cent of those surveyed in Northern Ireland agree that the controversy over the status of Northern Ireland remains unresolved and that recurrence of violence cannot be ruled out.
The same findings were shared by 87 percent of respondents in a simultaneous survey conducted in the Republic of Ireland.
Tensions have intensified significantly since the June 2016 referendum on British EU membership. In a referendum, a majority of 51.9 per cent of the UK population voted to leave, but in Northern Ireland, 55.8 per cent more voters voted for EU membership.
Scotland’s aspirations for independence have also intensified dramatically since the EU referendum, with 62 percent of Scottish voters voting for the UK to join the EU. The Scottish National Party, led by the Independent National Party for Independence, has already taken a number of practical legal steps to prepare for another referendum, although the Conservative British government, led by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, is currently reluctant to contribute. In Scotland, a referendum on independence was already held in 2014, but by then 55 per cent of Scottish voters had voted against secession.