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Published by BBC Research in London .
Written in English


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  NORTHERN Ireland’s call for its own referendum to leave the UK has been branded a “political stunt” as it threatens to “destabilise” the country once again, critics have claimed. A majority think that in a referendum tomorrow, Northern Ireland would, in fact, choose to remain part of the UK. But when we asked what the outcome would be in ten years’ time, the result was reversed: most believe the vote would be for unification, with only three in ten believing voters would choose the UK.   Northern Ireland differs from other parts of the UK in that there is a principle already established in political agreements and in international law that it should leave the UK and become part of a United Ireland in certain circumstances – if a majority of its inhabitants voting in a poll, and the majority also in the rest of Ireland, is in. In that spirit, she is now calling for a border poll, claiming a referendum on a united Ireland is inevitable in the case of a no-deal Brexit. British politicians have already admitted as much; Theresa May last month warned MPs that crashing out of the EU would risk a border poll .