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Date added: 24 June 2016

Swindon Votes OUT! 

Town sets the national trend as BREXIT wins the referendum
 
Once again, Swindon was on the button when it came to setting the national trend as the UK woke up to an EU exit this morning.
 
- 54.7% voted LEAVE
- MPs split
 
The count at the Oasis leisure centre took centre stage on national media just before 1am, with Swindon one of the first towns to declare their vote.
 
A resounding NO from 54.7% to EU membership being the message from 112,965 who casted their opinion across the Borough.
 
Swindon Result
 
54.7% (61,745) voted LEAVE
45.3% (51,220) voted REMAIN
112, 965 voted
75.8% turnout
 
Turnout overall in the UK was 73%.
 
 
The Swindon result was mirrored across England with an overall of 53.2% voting to LEAVE, 46.8% to REMAIN.
 
The final result including Wales & Scotland, who voted overwhelming to stay in the EU, was LEAVE 51.9% and REMAIN 48.1%.
 
Swindon MPs split
 
Robert Buckland & Justin Tomlinson MPs for Swindon
Robert Buckland MP for South Swindon (l) &
Justin Tomlinson MP for North Swindon
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Justin Tomlinson MP for North Swindon supported the LEAVE campaign.
 
Robert Buckland MP for South Swindon supported the REMAIN campaign.
 
Both of whom reacted to the final result on social media.
 
 
 
And on the news that Prime Minister David Cameron had resigned after the BREXIT result.
 
 
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