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Midlands plays pivotal role in 'Brexit' vote

The Midlands played a key role in pushing the UK towards a surprise 'leave' vote in yesterday's referendum on membership of the European Union.

In the West Midlands, 59.3 per cent of voters chose to go, along with 58.3 per cent in the East Midlands - the two biggest 'leave' results in the entire country.

ITV News Central reporter Charlotte Cross looks back on a dramatic night for the region:


Loughborough MP is 'very sorry' over PM resignation

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MP for Loughborough Nicky Morgan has tweeted that she is "very sorry" that the Prime Minister had decided to resign.

David Cameron announced after the EU referendum exit was decided that he would leave his position in three months.

The Secretary of State for Education went on to say it has been "a privilege to work with him".


BREAKING: David Cameron announces resignation after Britain leaves EU

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David Cameron has announced that he will step down in the future as prime minister following the result of the EU Referendum.

The Midlands voted overwhelmingly out, only Leicester, Warwick, Rushcliffe and Cheltenham - voted to remain.

Follow our referendum coverage here.

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