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EU Referendum 23 June 2016

A Referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union was held on Thursday 23 June 2016. 51.6% of the local electorate voted Leave to Remain's 48.4%.

Declaration of Local Count totals [PDF 4MB]

Voters were asked to decide on this question: Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?  Polling Stations across the District were open from 07.00 to 22.00 on 23 June.  

Who could vote?

You could vote in this referendum if you are registered to vote in the UK, are 18 or over on 23 June 2016 and are:

  • A British or Irish citizen living in the UK, or
  • A Commonwealth citizen living in the UK who has leave to remain in the UK or who does not require leave to remain in the UK
  • A British citizen living overseas who has been registered to vote in the UK in the last 15 years
  • An Irish citizen living overseas who was born in Northern Ireland and who has been registered to vote in Northern Ireland in the last 15 years