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EU Referendum 2016

Residents in Leicester and its outlying areas, including Birstall, Thurmaston and Wanlip in Charnwood, are to be asked to continue to follow stricter lockdown restrictions for at least two weeks, and non-essential shops will be closed. More information - including frequently asked questions and a postcode checker - can be found at

The EU Referendum took place on Thursday, June 23, 2016.

The local total for Charnwood was as follows:

  • Remain: 43,500
  • Leave: 50,672.
  • Turnout: 70.46%

The EU Referendum question

Voters were asked the following question on June 23:

"Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?"

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