Talk:2016 United Kingdom European Union membership referendum

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Category:Parties that campaigned for leave/remain during the United Kingdom European Union membership referendum, 2016 has been nominated for discussion[edit]

Category:Parties that campaigned for leave during the United Kingdom European Union membership referendum, 2016 and Category:Parties that campaigned for remain during the United Kingdom European Union membership referendum, 2016, which is related to this category, have been nominated for deletion. A discussion is taking place to decide whether this proposal complies with the categorization guidelines. If you would like to participate in the discussion, you are invited to add your comments at the category's entry on the categories for discussion page. If the category gets deleted and a list article is desired, the current articles in each category is listed below:

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Great Britain[edit]

Section 6.1.1 is called Great Britain. It includes Skye, the Shetlands, Anglesey and the Isle of Sheppey. Should it be renamed? Roger 8 Roger (talk) 04:21, 3 June 2019 (UTC)

Usual convention in a wide variety of contexts is that adjacent islands are included with the mainland for summary purposes. So no, it should not. --John Maynard Friedman (talk) 11:09, 3 June 2019 (UTC)

"not legally binding"[edit]

The present text states that in the Miller case the UK Supreme Court 'confirmed' that the referendum result was not legally binding. This might be taken to imply that someone had taken the contrary view. So far as I recall, no-one ever has, and it was not a point at issue in Miller. I therefore think the present text is misleading and the statement should be deleted.81.146.36.63 (talk) 19:16, 11 August 2019 (UTC)

Deleting unwanted data[edit]

With reference to:

2016 United Kingdom European Union membership referendum: Revision history - Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2016_United_Kingdom_European_Union_membership_referendum&action=history

Earlier this summer [2019], the referendum results table included data regarding *both* "registered voters" and the "voting age population". Why has the reference to the "voting age population" been removed? This detail is relevant to the matter which is addressed by:

Dissatisfaction with parties is a reflection of the political system as a whole https://www.involve.org.uk/resources/blog/opinion/dissatisfaction-parties-reflection-political-system-whole-jess-garland

The Hansard Society: Research reveals public disengagement https://www.politicshome.com/news/uk/government-and-public-sector/house/house-magazine/103315/hansard-society-research-reveals

How many people have visited the bowdlerised version of the page and been denied the opportunity to see important data? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 86.187.173.130 (talk) 01:03, 3 September 2019 (UTC)

With reference to "not legally binding" above[edit]

With reference to:

"not legally binding" [81.146.36.63(talk) 19:16, 11 August 2019 (UTC)]

I had obtained the impression that the UK Supreme Court had delivered the indicated 'confirmation' because the members of this illustrious pink elephant had the opportunity to participate in the discussions which the governing elite have amongst themselves. Is someone suggesting that the UK Supreme Court delivered their 'confirmation' simply because they were at a loose end and had an urge to remind people that they had arrived among the elite? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 86.187.173.130 (talk) 01:17, 3 September 2019 (UTC)