This Commons Library guide summarises a selection of our EU referendum related briefings. It describes the referendum process and considers the potential implications of either result following June’s vote.Jump to full report >>
On Thursday June 23 a referendum will be held on the UK’s membership of the European Union.
Although some will have decided long ago how they intend to vote, others are searching for authoritative, impartial information to help them make up their minds. This is especially important when the subject is so emotive, as it is in this case.
This is where we come in. The House of Commons Library research service provides MPs with impartial, factual, quality information and analysis, on all subjects, to help them do their jobs well. We rigorously scrutinise the information we include in our briefing notes to make sure that it is true and useful.
The kind of detailed analysis we specialise in is difficult to distil into bite size, particularly where the issues are as wide ranging and complex as they are here.
This briefing summarises some of the issues that voters may want to consider when deciding where they will put their cross. In particular:
The content is taken from a selection of the briefings that the House of Commons Library has published on the issues related to the EU.
We have published many detailed briefings over the past months relating to the referendum, and will keep updating and publishing new papers as the polling day draws closer.
You can access everything we’ve published on the debate on our dedicated EU referendum page on the UK Parliament website.
As well as our papers, you will also find reading lists we’ve pulled together and the latest polling information.
There are lots of other good places to go for information on the EU. We think you’ll find the following pages useful:
If you have any comments on this or any of our briefings please email [email protected]