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The EU Referendum gained massive media coverage in February 2016 when it was originally announced. Held on June 23rd, 2016 it managed to capture the attention of many, inspiring nearly 71.21 percent of the nation to get up and vote, leaving around 13 million people at home.

The decision was hugely important and given power from the voters the EU referendum was able to change the political landscape of the nation for generations to come. Given the enormity of the decision it has been criticised that politicians did a poor job of explaining what the referendum actual meant. Many people even now are still not certain as to what their vote actually signified. The question posed to voters on the Ballot paper asked whether they wishes for the UK to leave or remain in the European Union. However, many people have claimed since that it was not clear what leaving the EU would do for the economic, social and political state of the nation.

Changes to the Nation?

The decision of ‘Brexit’ was made by 51.89 percent of voters and started in motion a series of negotiations and decisions that have still not been finalised now in 2018. It resulted in the rapid resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and the employment of Theresa May causing many a controversial debate. However even with the disruption and unrest caused by the vote the UK is scheduled to officially leave the EU at 11pm UK time on Friday 29 March, 2019.

To access more information you can view a wide range of articles ranging from either side of the campaign. With non-biased informative pieces as well, along with updates on the negotiations.

Farage: Why out is right for the UK

UKIP leader Nigel Farage outlines why he thinks the UK is better off out of the European Union... This referendum on June 23rd on our membership of the European Union is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity. If you believe that Britain should once again be a free, independent and self-governing...
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EU Referendum: is Brexit bad for the economy?

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon warned again this week that a new vote for independence could be likely if the UK votes to leave the EU. It is not the first time the SNP leader has alluded to the fact an independence referendum could be called if the overall...
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EU Referendum: What does it mean for farming, chocolate and our younger generation?

The terrorist attacks last week were aimed right at the nerve centre of the European Union, and through the lens of the referendum here in the UK the aftermath seems to have served to polarise opinion further. There are those attempting to articulate the argument that the UK would be...

EU Referendum: what it means for science, holidays and emigration

The EU Referendum campaigns were temporarily overshadowed by the Chancellor’s Budget announcement on Wednesday. Although not one to waste an opportunity, George Osborne used his speech as a platform to push the pro-EU agenda, stating, “Britain will be stronger, safer and better off inside a reformed European Union.” He also...

New poll finds UK public backs Brexit

A new poll has revealed the Leave campaign is currently ahead, with a seven-point lead over the stay camp… In a boost for the Brexit campaign a new survey has revealed growing support, with a seven-point lead over the Remain camp. The survey, carried out on behalf of the Daily Telegraph,...

US General warns Brexit could weaken Nato

A US military commander has warned leaving the EU could place strain on the Nato alliance… The head of the US Army in Europe Lt-Gen Ben Hodges has expressed his concern over the outcome of the EU referendum and what it would mean for the Nato alliance. Acknowledging the vote was...
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Women and younger voters less informed about EU referendum

A new poll has revealed women and young voters feel less informed on the issues surrounding the EU referendum than male and older voters… A survey commissioned by the Electoral Reform Society has revealed just one in six Britons feel they are well informed about the upcoming EU referendum, with...

Farming ministers disagree over EU referendum

The UK’s top environmental ministers are at loggerheads over whether leaving or staying in the EU would be better for farmers… Secretary of State for the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Liz Truss, and her colleague Farming Minister George Eustice admitted they remain divided on Brexit. The food and...

Government warns UK weaker outside EU

A government analysis will suggest the UK would be “weaker, less safe and worse off” outside the European Union… A new analysis from central government will warn of the perceived dangers of leaving the European Union. The assessment, published today, comes as the campaign to remain in the EU starts...

Why the UK and EU work better together

AG's Sean Heath outlines why community is more important than sovereignty and why the UK should remain in the European Union...  Being in my late forties now, the first time I remember being aware of the European Community and that it was a contentious matter as to whether in fact...

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