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50% wanted to stay in EU according to local Brexit poll

Britain voted to leave the European Union on 23rd June 2016

Brexit Day is here and we asked for your views ahead of the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union.

The nation's exit is officially confirmed at 11pm tonight (31/01/20) - Britain will then start an 11-month transitional period.

During this time we can continue to trade with EU members without tariffs and restrictions - whilst negotiating a new trade deal for the future.

Prior to the official separation, Boris Johnson will say the UK is at the "dawn of a new era" when giving a speech at 10pm.

A light show will also take place on Downing Street and union flags will fly in Parliament Square. Three million Brexit-themed 50p coins will enter circulation.

These are the results from our regional Twitter poll (30/01/20):

People in the Thames Valley have also given us their thoughts:

Basingstoke MP Maria Miller has spoken to The Breeze the impact she expects Brexit to have on the town and her local constituents:

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