Should the UK remain in or leave the EU?

“Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?”

What is the EU referendum?

The Conservative party won the general elections in 2015. They promised to hold a Referendum asking British citizens whether they want to stay in or leave the EU.

When will the referendum be held?

The referendum will be held on Thursday 23 June 2016.

Who can vote?

All British, Irish and commonwealth citizens over the age of 18 and living in the UK can vote. British nationals who live overseas can also vote if they have been on the electoral register in the last 15 years.

How to register to vote?

You can do so online at

You can also register to vote by post

Ways of voting?

In person

By post

By proxy which means that someone can vote on your behalf if you can’t vote yourself due to a medical reason, military service, being away etc.

Where do I go to vote in person?

Once you’ve registered to vote you will receive a poll card which will have the exact address where the nearest polling station will be. That’s usually within the same area you live in.


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