We can’t agree, say voters as the results continue to pour in
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Here political correspodent Annabelle Dickson gives us her views on the EU referendum results so far.
Millions of voters yesterday said to the leaders of the two main parties – David Cameron for the Conservatives, Jeremy Corbyn for Labour – “we don’t agree”.
Districts in the north of England, Wales and the south of England joined the east of England in their ardent euroscepticism.
In London, it is the polar opposite. They have cried remain. In Scotland it is a vote for the European Union.
When it comes to being “out of touch”, no political hue has the monopoly.
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How to reverse the tide of disaffection is the big question the main parties have not yet found an answer to.
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It is clear we are not a united country.
It was a night where the regional divides became more stark than ever.
But the question remains - will we be in our out?