Hounslow Council


Elections and Voting

EU Referendum (Thursday 23 June 2016)

On Thursday 23 June 2016 there will be a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union (EU).

A referendum asks you to vote on a question. For this referendum the question is:

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

You can vote in this referendum if you are registered to vote in the UK, are 18 or over on 23 June 2016 and are:

  • A British or Irish citizen living in the UK, or

  • A Commonwealth citizen living in the UK who has leave to remain in the UK or who does not require leave to remain in the UK

  • A British citizen living overseas who has been registered to vote in the UK in the last 15 years

  • An Irish citizen living overseas who was born in Northern Ireland and who has been registered to vote in Northern Ireland in the last 15 years

On 17 May 2016, the Notice of Referendum (Adobe PDF icon PDF Help, size 66kb) was published.

Poll cards are being delivered between Wednesday 18 and Tuesday 24 May to everyone living in Hounslow who was registered to vote by Thursday 27 April and is eligible to vote in the EU Referendum. If you do not receive a card then you may not be registered to vote. The deadline to register for the EU Referendum is Tuesday 7 June. For more information about registering to vote click here.

The deadline to apply to vote by post is 5pm on Wednesday 8 June, however the earlier you apply to vote by post, the sooner you will receive your postal vote pack. For more information about voting by post, including when you can expect to receive your postal vote, click here.

The deadline to apply to vote by proxy is 5pm on Wednesday 15 June. For more information about voting by proxy, including if your proxy wants to vote by post, click here.