EU citizens banned from UK referendum vote

The British government has announced that citizens from most EU countries will not be allowed to vote in a planned EU referendum vote.

Prime Minister David Cameron has repeatedly insisted that he is the best person to negotiate a better deal with the European Union. He has said that he will try and reform Britain’s deal with Brussels before he puts it to a vote. But Eurosceptics are adamant that the UK could do far better without the EU, taking back more controls of Britain’s borders and controlling immigration.

Those who get to vote in the referendum are restricted to British, Irish and commonwealth citizens. A Number 10 source said: “No Brit under the age of 58 has had their say on the UK’s membership of the European Union…It is time to put this right and to give people the choice – in or out.

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