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UK Membership of EU: Referendums

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN HL6320, tabled on 22 February 2016

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Cabinet Secretary has given direction to the civil service on their involvement in the political debate over the referendum to leave or remain in the EU.

Answered on

8 March 2016

The Cabinet Secretary has provided guidance for the Civil Service on conduct between now and the start of the 28 day pre - referendum period

This letter has been published and is available in the Libraries of both Houses. It is also available on

Answered by

Cabinet Office