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CLIP: British European Union Membership Referendum Results


AIR DATE: Thursday, June 23, 2016
OVERVIEW:

A look at the United Kingdom’s referendum on the future of U.K. membership in the European Union. The referendum resulted in a decision by U.K. voters to leave the EU. Prime Minister David Cameron also announced he will step down later this year.

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  • ITV Referendum Vote Coverage (Video - All 8 hrs)
    Tom Bradby hosted live coverage of the United Kingdom’s referendum on the future of U.K. membership in the European Union. The referendum resulted in a decision by U.K. voters to leave the EU. Coverage included polling station results, analysis, and reaction from the politicians in both the U.K. and the EU. Courtesy of ITV.
     
  • Prime Minister Cameron Announces Resignation (Video - 7:29)
    British Prime Minister David Cameron announced he would resign in October 2016 following a referendum in which British voters approved an exit from the European Union. He said he respected the will of the voters, and that it was important for new leadership to oversee negotiations with E.U. leaders over the nation’s exit. Prime Minister Cameron said he would be meeting with his cabinet members and the European Council in the coming days to discuss the transition.
     
KEYWORDS: Comparative Government, Prime Minister, United Kingdom, European Union, Referendum