June 18, 2016 / 9:42 PM / in 2 years

UK's 'In' camp rises in poll as Brexit economy worries grow: Sunday Times

LONDON (Reuters) - Support for Britain staying the European Union has grown, restoring a narrow lead for the “In” camp ahead of Thursday’s referendum on whether the country should stay in the bloc, an opinion poll published on Saturday showed.

A vote remain sign is attached to a pole in central London, Britain June 16, 2016. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

The survey, by polling firm YouGov, showed a 44-43 percent lead for “In,” the Sunday Times newspaper reported.

It said YouGov attributed the bounce to growing concerns among voters about the economic impact of a so-called Brexit rather than the fatal attack on a British lawmaker on Thursday which has led to the suspension of referendum campaigning.

The Sunday Times poll was based on interviews conducted on Thursday and Friday.

Writing by William Schomberg; Editing by Jon Boyle

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