Government response to calls for a border poll [The EU Referendum, 23 June 2016. The United Kingdom and the European Union. The results. Reaction in Northern Ireland]

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Series Details 24.06.16
Publication Date 24/06/2016
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Reactions in Northern Ireland following the vote in the EU Referendum in the United Kingdom on the 23 June 2016.

Northern Ireland voted to remain in the EU by a majority of 56% to 44%. This was in the context of the overall vote in the UK as a whole by a narrow margin to leave the EU.

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