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Who is Theresa May?

Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the UK and leader of the Conservative Party from July 2016 to July 2019.
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Who is Boris Johnson?

Boris Johnson has been the Prime Minister of the UK and leader of the Conservative Party since July 2019. Read this fact to find out more.
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Who is David Cameron?

David Cameron was Prime Minister of the UK from May 2010 to July 2016 and leader of the Conservative Party from December 2005 to July 2016.
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What is a referendum?

A referendum is a public vote held to decide a single issue of key political importance. There are no set rules for referendums in the UK.
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Why did the UK have an EU referendum?

Holding a referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union was one of the promises made by Prime Minister David Cameron…

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Who were the key Leave and Remain groups?

Under the rules that governed the running of the referendum, there was a designated lead group for each side in the campaign.
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What was the question in the EU referendum?

The referendum question was: Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?
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Was there a referendum in the UK to join the EU in 1973?

No, but the UK did hold a referendum on whether to remain a member of the European Community in 1975. Read this fact for more.
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