The EU referendum took place on Thursday 23 June 2016. On this page you’ll find information that was distributed about the referendum.
What is happening?
On Thursday 23 June 2016 the UK will vote in a referendum on whether the UK should remain in the EU.
What will the referendum question be?
The referendum question will be: Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?
Who can vote in the referendum?
British, Irish and Commonwealth citizens aged 18 or over who are resident in the UK or Gibraltar will be eligible to vote. UK citizens resident overseas will also be eligible to vote, provided they have been registered to vote at a UK address in the last 15 years.
What information has the government provided?
The government has provided public information on EU membership ahead of the referendum on a number of issues.
The papers the government has published are available to view below.