Referendum on UK membership of the EU to be held on June 23

Referendum on UK membership of the EU to be held on June 23
By Euronews with EURONEWS
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Prime Minister David Cameron made the announcement after cabinet met this morning

  • *UK referendum on 23rd of June
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The UK will hold a referendum on membership of the European Union on Thursday 23rd of June this year.

Prime Minister David Cameron made the announcement outside Downing Street.

#UPDATE: Britain to hold EU referendum on June 23: Cameron https://t.co/eZpmT2f03U#Brexitpic.twitter.com/TSZSsiF6ZX

— AFP news agency (@AFP) February 20, 2016

Cabinet ministers had met to hear details of the renegotiation terms Cameron had agreed with EU leaders in Brussels late on Friday evening.

He told reporters the government would be recommending the UK remains in a reformed EU.

Cameron described it as “one of the biggest decisions UK voters will face in their lifetime.”

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