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The Commons Library and Lords Library has produced impartial analysis of the UK’s referendum for remaining in or leaving the European Union. It presents the different arguments and opinions on potential “Brexit” and on remaining in the EU.
Please note that there will be no further updates to this page as we are now entering the period known as ‘purdah’.
Public bodies are restricted from publishing certain types of information during the final 28 days before the poll. However, the content of this page and the links to related material will remain available.
The EU referendum campaign briefing paper includes information about the timetable for the EU referendum campaign and the rules that apply.
The UK's EU referendum will be held on 23 June 2016.
EU referendum: impact of an EU exit in key UK policy areas This paper looks at the current situation in a range of policy areas and considers how it might change if the UK left the EU. The paper covers the following areas:
EU budget 2014-20 - Commons Library briefing – includes statistics on UK's contributions and receipts to and from the EU budget
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