Sir, In the FT Weekend edition of June 25-26, I learnt from a number of articles the reasons a majority of voters in Britain had opted to leave the EU. Apart from old age, lack of intelligence, lack of education and living in the wrong postcode area, these included dislike of bankers and finance generally, distrust of the political elite and business leaders, globalisation, London and inequality (of course).

Maybe they were just heartily sick of the EU and wanted out of it. Why look for a complicated explanation when a simple one is at hand?

John Murray

Guildford, Surrey, UK

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