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Running and participating in referendum campaigns in the UK—lessons learnt

Running and participating in referendum campaigns in the UK—lessons learnt
Published on: 17 February 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Running and participating in referendum campaigns in the UK—lessons learnt
  • What is the legal framework surrounding referendum campaigns in the UK?
  • What are the key legal issues facing the two campaigns on the EU referendum trail?
  • Has there been any recent case law in this area?
  • Are there any lessons that can be learnt from the referendum on Scottish independence?

Article summary

Public Law analysis: With the ‘Leave’ and ‘Remain’ campaigns gathering pace in preparation for the UK referendum on EU membership, Charles Livingstone, partner, and Douglas Waddell, solicitor, in the public law & regulatory team at Scottish firm Brodies LLP, discuss the legal requirements in running referendum campaigns in the UK, including some valuable insight gained from the Scottish independence referendum. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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