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Referendums in the EU

2014 Catalonia votes Yes to independence in unofficial poll

Yes 80.7% No 19.3% turnout 37%. Held 9th November 2014.  The No voters largely abstained as well as others who saw little value in an unofficial advisory referendum. It is only included here because it was held so soon after the Scottish Independence and produce a similiar number (1.8m) of votes for independence. Like the […]

1975 Britain votes to stay in EU (EEC)

Yes 67.2%  Turnout 64.5%. Held 5th June 1975. It was thought that Scotland would vote to leave being the least pro-EU part of Britain but an effective cross-party campaign by Scottish Tories and Scottish Labour politicians brought something of a surprise result to stay in the EU. Tags: TS major-referendums

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