UK votes to leave the European Union

There has been a massive Leave majority across the Midlands. All the action and reaction below.

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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:

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