United Kingdom European Union membership referendum “ Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union? ” LocationUnited Kingdom (pop. 65.648m) and Gibraltar (pop. 0.030m)Date23 June 2016 Results Votes % Leave 17,410,742 51.89% Remain 16,141,241 48.11% Valid votes 33,551,983 99.92% Invalid or blank votes 25,359 0.08% Total votes 33,577,342 100.00% Registered voters/turnout 46,500,001 72.21% Results by voting areas Leave Remain On the map, the darker shades for a colour indicate a larger margin. The results for Northern Ireland are by parliamentary constituency. The electorate of 46.5m represents 70.8% of the population.The United Kingdom European Union membership referendum, also known as the EU referendum and the Brexit referendum, took place on 23 June 2016 in the United Kingdom (UK) and Gibraltar to ask the electorate if the country should remain a member of, … [Read more...] about 2016 United Kingdom European Union membership referendum
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PUBLISHED: 12:37 17 May 2019 | UPDATED: 12:46 17 May 2019 How will you vote in the European Parliament elections this May 23? Archant The mere existence of the forthcoming European elections will be anathema to many but, notwithstanding a very dramatic twist in the Brexit saga, the polls will open once again on Thursday, May 23. Candidate Jenny Knight of The English Democrats.Many politicians will be reluctant to campaign ahead of the vote, but fear of a Brexit reversal has spurred on parties such as the Brexit Party and UKIP. The momentum of the People's Vote campaign has driven on parties such as the Liberal Democrats and Change UK.All the main parties are fielding candidates in the South West Region, and three Independents will be on the ballot.The European Parliament is made up of 751 members from the 28 member states. Although the UK's newly elected MEPs will have no direct say on Brexit, all parties are using it as a platform on which to continue the debate.If the Brexit … [Read more...] about European elections 2019: Who are the South West candidates?
NEWLY appointed North West Cricket Union Chairman Brian Dougherty is going to fight the region’s corner with the big brass of Irish Cricket. Dougherty admits that the game at grass roots level particularly in the North West is in trouble and he believes the NWCU need to start telling the Irish cricketing governing body what their needs are both on and off the field. The former Creevedonnell man, who has taken over from Andrew Fleming, feels clubs need to have more of a say with not just their players but their futures and in the recent weeks and months he will be making contact with all the clubs in the area.“North West club cricket is my priority,” he insists.“I’ll be prioritising the youth structure the women’s structure, the umpires and the Warriors are my priority. I know national Cricket Ireland have developed beyond recognition over the last five or ten years and you have got to applaud that and embrace it.“It’s early days and … [Read more...] about Brian Dougherty to fight North West cricket’s corner to ensure future
Wind farms have contributed more than £1 million to West Lothian since they were first established in the county in 2007. West Lothian Council’s Partnership and Resources Policy Development and Scrutiny Panel heard that West Lothian Development Trust (WLDT) set up to handle wind farm contributions has made more than £765,000 in grants to 41 local organisations since then. Five wind farms in West Lothian have provided community benefit payments to WLDT - Black Law, Pateshill, Harburnhead, Tormywheel and Pearie Law. WLDT received £404,503.90 from five operational wind farms in 2017/18. A total of 14 organisations were awarded grants by the trust in this period and the total value of these grants was £159,668. Among the projects funded by WLDT in 2017/18 include the Larder. It delivers training to disadvantaged young people experiencing barriers to employment. Read more: The Larder applied to the WLDT for £17,500 to fund an additional training … [Read more...] about Wind farms have made big contributions to West Lothian
All 48 seats on Guildford Borough Council will be up for election on May 2. The Conservatives are currently firmly in control of the council, holding 31 seats - six more than are needed for a majority. The number of seats up for election, and the number of votes you have, will depend on where you live. Some wards, like Onslow and Holy Trinity, elect three candidates, others elect two or even one, so make sure you check how many boxes you need to tick when you get to the polling station. Polls open at 7am on May 2 and close at 10pm, with the votes counted the next day. Read More More Guildford headlines Read on to find out more about who is standing in your ward. Candidates were given 100 words to make their pitch to you (and we cut them short if they went over). If you don't know what ward you live in, you can put your postcode into this webpage to find out. It will also tell you who currently represents your ward. Ash South and Tongham Paul Abbey, Residents for Guildford and … [Read more...] about Meet the candidates hoping to be elected to Guildford council