Public News

For the first time, a second Brexit referendum is a serious possibility

Institute for Government – The chaos at Westminster makes a second referendum on Brexit a serious possibility for the first time. If it does happen, the key to successfully designing the referendum process must be to ensure that the legitimacy of the outcome is respected by as many people as possible, in all parts of the country.

Read more

Cost of delivering 2016 EU Referendum published

The Electoral Commission – The cost of delivering the 2016 referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union, including details for each of the 382 counting areas across the UK and Gibraltar, is published today by the Electoral Commission.

Read more

UK Membership of EU: Referendums

They work for you – In September 2016, the Electoral Commission Report on the 23 June 2016 referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union found the referendum had been delivered without any major issues and the result announced in a clear, timely manner.

Read more