EU Referendum results in South East of Meridian region

Thousands of people have been taking part in the EU Referendum vote in the South East of the Meridian region.

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How will Brexit affect freight trade?

One group of people who interact with Europe on a near daily basis are the South's lorry drivers. Companies based in Kent are used to deliver freight across the continent.

During the Referendum, the Freight Transport Association took a neutral stance. But now they say there is an element of uncertainty over how goods will be moved through Europe and they are keen to ensure the 'simple trade agreements' already in place continue.

So what do drivers in the haulage trade think about the vote in favour of Brexit?

Find out below:

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More results from east of region

  • Areas voting Leave include Eastbourne, Ashford, Sevenoaks, Hastings, a close call in Canterbury and in Thurrock - a large majority voting OUT - more than seventy per cent.
  • Maidstone: 58.8%
  • Eastbourne: 57.3%
  • Ashford: 59.4%
  • Sevenoaks:54.4%
  • Canterbury :51%
  • Thurrock 72.3%
  • Crawley: 58.4%
  • Dover: 62..2 %
  • It was a sixty five per cent leave vote in Gravesham - just under that in Dartford.
  • Hastings: 54.9%
  • Shepway: 62.2%
  • Dartford: 64.2%
  • Gravesham: 65:4%
  • Lewes: 52.1%
  • Horsham: 51.5%
  • Mid Sussex: 53.1%
  • Brighton & Hove 68.6%

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