Referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union to be held in June

British Prime Minister David Cameron speaks during a meeting on the sidelines of an EU summit in Bru

British Prime Minister David Cameron speaks during a meeting on the sidelines of an EU summit in Brussels Francois Lenoir, Pool Photo via AP - Credit: AP

The referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union will be held on Thursday, June 23, David Cameron has announced.

The prime minister made his historic statement in Downing Street after briefing the cabinet on his EU reform deal.

He said he had told ministers he will recommend remaining in a reformed EU.

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