Notice of referendum

Referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union

in the Blackpool voting area

  1. A referendum will be held on Thursday 23 June 2016 to decide on the question below:

Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?

  1. Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 12 midnight on Tuesday 7 June 2016. Applications can be made online: www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.
  1. Postal vote applications, amendments or cancellations must reach the Electoral Registration Officer, Blackpool Council, Town Hall, Blackpool, FY1 9SD by 5.00pm on Wednesday 8 June 2016.
  1. New applications to vote by proxy at this referendum must reach the Electoral Registration Officer, Blackpool Council, Town Hall, Blackpool, FY1 9SD by 5.00pm on Wednesday 15 June 2016. Requests for changes to existing proxy vote arrangements and cancellations must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Wednesday 8 June 2016.
  1. Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this referendum on the grounds of disability or for work/service reasons must reach the Electoral Registration Officer, Blackpool Council, Town Hall, Blackpool, FY1 9SD by 5.00pm on 23 June 2016. The disability must have occurred after 5.00pm on Wednesday 15 June 2016. To apply on the grounds of work/service, the person must have become aware that they cannot go to the polling station in person after 5.00pm on Wednesday 15 June 2016.

17 May 2016                                                                               

Counting Officer: Neil Jack

Printed and published by the Counting Officer, Town Hall, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 9SD