Russian Embassy: Brexit is of ‘no great importance’ and accusations of meddling are ‘outright insulting’

In a written submission to WebRoots Democracy, the Russian Embassy have denied accusations of trying to meddle with the UK’s referendum on EU membership, describing the claims as ‘outright insulting’. … Continue reading Russian Embassy: Brexit is of ‘no great importance’ and accusations of meddling are ‘outright insulting’

167,000 postal votes rejected at EU referendum and 24,000 ‘lost’ in GE2017

Data published by the Electoral Commission on the 2016 EU referendum and the 2017 UK General Election show that thousands of postal votes were rejected, not received, or lost. In … Continue reading 167,000 postal votes rejected at EU referendum and 24,000 ‘lost’ in GE2017

Government will not assess the impact of flooding on the EU referendum turnout

The UK Government will not make an assessment of the impact severe weather conditions had on the EU referendum last year, according to Cabinet Office Minister, Chris Skidmore MP. In … Continue reading Government will not assess the impact of flooding on the EU referendum turnout

It’s not what we decide on Thursday that’s worrying me. It’s how.

By Nathalie Hulbert. Young people are being wrongfully underrepresented, and for no good reason. With the EU referendum fast approaching, it would appear that the younger and older generation are becoming increasingly … Continue reading It’s not what we decide on Thursday that’s worrying me. It’s how.

What referendum? How the credibility of British politics pivots on a developing democracy

By Joe Carton. It’s Thursday, 23rd June 2016. 7:00am. Two weeks into the European Championships and four days before the start of Wimbledon. The alarm on your phone rattles the … Continue reading What referendum? How the credibility of British politics pivots on a developing democracy

The EU referendum: Engaging in Europe

By Alex Hitchcock. The European Union is an enigma, comprising a bewildering mix of legal, economic and political institutions and legislative bodies. Its complexity leads to a misunderstanding of its … Continue reading The EU referendum: Engaging in Europe