Reuters - Video

Edition: US | UK | IN | CN | JP

Eurozone

Leave leader Johnson casts vote in UK referendum

Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 01:01

Former London Mayor Boris Johnson votes in the country's referendum on European Union membership. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

▲ Hide Transcript

View Transcript

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) --QUALITY AS INCOMING-- STORY: Johnson has been a leading advocate for quitting the EU. Much of the debate has boiled down to two issues: the economy and immigration. The City of London financial center, the International Monetary Fund and the majority of British business leaders back Prime Minister David Cameron and his Remain camp's stance that to leave the EU would plunge Britain into recession, costing jobs and raising prices. Supporters of a so-called Brexit have struck a chord with many voters by saying Britain would regain control of immigration if it cut itself loose from a bloc they see as domineering and out of touch.

Press CTRL+C (Windows), CMD+C (Mac), or long-press the URL below on your mobile device to copy the code

Leave leader Johnson casts vote in UK referendum

Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 01:01