New Brexit poll shows Remain campaign at 52%

UKIP leader Farage says he is conceding defeat

23rd June, 2016
Counting underway in North East region Pic: Getty

British voters appear to have backed the country's membership of the European Union as counting got underway after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign ended tonight.

More than 380 constituencies will declare their votes in the coming hours, with a final announcement due at breakfast time tomorrow. The final result will be declared in Manchester.

But a poll for Sky News by YouGov indicated that the Remain campaign won by 52 per cent to 48 per cent....

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