What Do We Know about the EU Referendum?


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Alex Parsons


The UK’s 2016 referendum over whether to stay a member of the EU saw the country reach a heightened awareness of, and interest in, the political landscape.

“In the light of this shift, we investigated to see whether there were visible changes in the way that people were using our Freedom of Information site WhatDoTheyKnow.

“Did people suddenly find themselves wanting to know more about Europe-related matters in the run-up to the referendum? Did this effect perpetuate after the event?

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Parsons, A. (2016). What Do We Know about the EU Referendum?. [online] mySociety Research. Available at: http://research.mysociety.org/publications/what-do-we-know-about-the-eu-referendum [Accessed 14 Aug 2018].