EU referendum

United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) supporters hold Union Jack flags and placards as they take part in a demonstration outside the Houses of Parliament in central London on October 24, 2011.

EU referendum too close to call, according to new poll

15 September 2015 13:12

The new wording of the EU referendum question seems to have helped the Brexit cause. Since the Yes/No question changed…

First Conservative Cabinet Meeting Of The New Government

Cabinet Ministers happy to stay quiet on Europe

10 September 2015 12:16

The next project for eurosceptic Tory MPs is to get a free vote for government ministers on the EU referendum. They…

Jeremy Corbyn, MP for Islington North and candidate in the Labour Party leadership election, speaks to supporters outside Great St Mary's church on September 6, 2015 in Cambridge, England.

How will the Conservatives react to a Jeremy Corbyn victory?

8 September 2015 17:45

If the bookmakers and pollsters are to be believed, there is little doubt that Jeremy Corbyn will be crowned Labour…

Bernard Jenkin and James Naughtie.

Listen: Bernard Jenkin vs. James Naughtie on BBC bias and the EU referendum

8 September 2015 10:03

The government’s humiliating defeat on purdah is the first major victory for Eurosceptics in the battle on how the EU referendum is…

A general view of the House of Commons

Defeat looms as Labour and Tory rebels work together on purdah

7 September 2015 17:39

Following a confusing afternoon, Tory rebels have told the Labour whips they will back their amendments to the EU referendum…

Angela Merkel speaks with David Cameron before a round table meeting in Brussels on February 12, 2015. (ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Cameron’s impossible dilemma

7 September 2015 15:38

If you spot the Prime Minister squirming and wriggling on the Syrian refugee issue, there’s a very simple explanation. The…


Labour to push ahead with purdah rebellion

7 September 2015 14:15

Labour still plans to defeat the government on a key aspect of the purdah row in the EU Referendum Bill, in…

Prime Minister David Cameron Makes Speech On The UK's Position In Europe

Exclusive: Tory rebels to block snap EU referendum

7 September 2015 13:28

Tory rebels are now confident they will win a vote in the Commons this afternoon which will block the government…


Government risks defeat on EU referendum purdah

7 September 2015 10:49

Tory MPs are expecting a serious rebellion on the European Union referendum bill which could, depending on Labour’s position, defeat…

Police Around The Houses Of Parliament

Labour threatens Commons defeat on purdah as Tory whips threaten their MPs

3 September 2015 19:14

Labour sources have told Coffee House that they are seriously considering voting against government amendments to the EU referendum, which…

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Westminster ‘Out’ campaign snaps up key eurosceptic MPs

3 September 2015 16:25

A cross-party group of MPs, including Ukip’s only MP, is to formally join the Westminster-based ‘Out’ campaign, Coffee House has…

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Government could still face defeat on EU purdah row

2 September 2015 21:21

Will ministers really avoid a defeat on the question of purdah in the EU referendum bill on Monday? They hope…


When will the EU referendum be held? Here are three possible dates

2 September 2015 9:13

David Cameron has promised to hold an EU referendum before 2017 is over, but there have been no more details…

Protestors take part in a demonstration calling for a referendum on the European Union (EU) Lisbon Treaty, outside the Houses of Parliament in central London, on February 27, 2008.

‘Remain’ or ‘leave’ — the new EU referendum wording

1 September 2015 11:52

Forget ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ or ‘In’ and ‘Out’, the EU referendum question looks set to be a choice between ‘remain’…

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No wonder Osborne didn’t want the EU referendum – it may derail his journey to No10

31 August 2015 13:16

Another disclosure from Anthony Seldon’s upcoming biography of David Cameron: he reveals that George Osborne tried to stop the referendum European Union…

UK Independence Party (UKIP) supporters applaud during a speech by former UKIP MP Mark Reckless at Winter Garden on June 6, 2015 in Eastbourne, England.

Inside Ukip: now the infighting is over, the Kippers are readying for the battle of their lives

5 August 2015 16:21

Ukip has been especially quiet over the last few months. Following the party’s disappointing result in the general election, Nigel Farage’s…


Watch: Nigel Farage on why Ukip is still relevant

30 July 2015 16:38

Nigel Farage emerged from his summer break today to kickstart his party’s No campaign. The Ukip leader hit out at…


Which way will Greece vote?

4 July 2015 17:49

This time tomorrow, we’ll have had the first projections from the Greek referendum. We will have an idea as to…

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We haven’t had a pan-European war for 70 years. Why is that?

30 June 2015 14:15

The EU referendum makes me suspect that the grownups don’t know what they’re doing. I can see how we got…


Most Tories want to remain in the EU. Here’s why

25 June 2015 14:12

It is unfashionable to quote polls these days but one recent finding went unremarked even though it is remarkable. It…

David Cameron Meets With Angela Merkel In Berlin

‘No’ campaign coordinator pushes idea of two referendums

23 June 2015 12:56

Dominic Cummings is the man drafted in to put together the putative No campaign for the EU referendum. Cummings has…


Business for Britain attempts to show the positive side of the ‘No’ campaign

22 June 2015 13:15

The EU ‘out’ campaigners have two troublesome image problems to contend with: the message of ‘No’ is intrinsically negative and will…

David Cameron seen during a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel (not seen) after their talks in Berlin, Germany on May 29, 2015.

The ‘In’ and ‘Out’ EU referendum campaigns begin to take shape

19 June 2015 9:24

The campaigns to keep Britain ‘In’ or ‘Out’ of the EU are keen to begin their work. The Times today reveals details of…


‘Purdah’ amendment to EU referendum bill defeated — but only thanks to Labour

16 June 2015 18:53

The government has defeated Bill Cash’s rebel amendment on the changes to the ‘purdah’ rules during the EU referendum campaign,…


Cameron attempts to buy off Eurosceptics with delayed EU referendum date

16 June 2015 9:17

David Cameron appears to have made two concessions to his Eurosceptic backbenchers over the EU referendum. Firstly, the referendum vote won’t…