Harrogate votes to REMAIN in European Union

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HARROGATE has narrowly voted to remain in the EU - as Yorkshire edges towards a Leave vote.

48,211 residents voted to remain - 51% - and 46,374 voted to leave - 49% - with a total of 94,653 votes cast.

The result came in just after 4am.

John Harris, Vote Remain campaign Harrogate and Knaresborough, said: “I’m delighted that Britain Stronger In has won but I’m disappointed that the margin of victory wasn’t considerably greater so we’ll just have to see how it plays out nationally.”