Immigration: The United Kingdom has finally voted to leave the European Union following a close margin historic referendum. The citizens of United Kingdom voted by 52 per cent to 48 per cent to leave the European Union.
North of England, Wales and other parts of the UK voted in a large number for Brexit while London and Scotland voted strongly to stay in the EU.
UKIP leader and strong supporter for UK exit from the EU (Brexit), Nigel Farage, has hailed the result as the UK’s “independence day”.
Just as the odds were turning against those favouring the UK to stay as the votes were being counted, the pound fell to its lowest level against the dollar since 1985 as the markets reacted to the results.
The referendum turnout was 71.8 per cent, with more than 30 million people voting; the highest turnout at a UK election since 1992. Immigration has been a major issues in this Referendum vote.