Whether for leaving or staying in, having been told that for the only time in a generation your vote will actually count, it appears that may not be the case. Our elected members will have the last say. Regardless, surely with a strong turnout it will have an influence so despite this little published fact, we should all vote to show we still believe in democracy.
A really crucial detail about the upcoming EU referendum has gone virtually unmentioned and it is probably the most crucial detail: Parliament doesn't actually have to bring Britain out of the EU if the public votes for it. That is because the result of June 23 referendum on Britain's EU membership is not legally binding. Instead, it is merely advisory, and, in theory, could be totally ignored by UK government.