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EU referendum—framing the debate

Published on: 09 March 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • EU referendum—framing the debate
  • What is in store in 2016 in terms of the UK in/out referendum?
  • How does EURA 2015 frame the referendum?
  • What is the significance of the announcement that ministers will be given a free vote on the EU referendum?
  • How might this affect the shape of the debate surrounding the referendum?
  • Is there a parliamentary precedent or constitutional convention around voting in referenda?

Article summary

Public Law analysis: A referendum on whether the UK should remain a member of the EU will take place on 23 June 2016. Mikhail Adam, solicitor at Smithfield Partners Solicitors, takes a look at the debate within the framework of the European Union Referendum Act 2015 (EURA 2015). or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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