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Summary

  1. Updates on Sunday 12 June 2016

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By Stuart Maisner

All times stated are UK

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That's it from me

Stuart Maisner

That's it from your live page this evening. Analysis and debate continues until 01:00 BST on Call Lembit EU Referendum Special on BBC Radio Kent. Kent Live returns at 06:00 BST with Claire Cottingham. Goodnight from the late team on the digital desk.  

BBC Sussex and BBC Surrey's debate

Here's a short video about our radio colleagues' debate on Tuesday night.

Enjoyed tonight's action? We've a radio debate on Tues at 1900. Fewer pictures, but more @DannyPike #EUREFsoutheast

Your reaction to tonight's debate

Here are some more of your tweets. #EUREFsoutheast

So just watched the #EUREFsoutheast and well... Even more confused now than I was before...

@bbcsoutheast sorry chaps n lasses but I learned diddly squat from that debate all I heard was the usual argy bargy no facts #EUREFsoutheast

Well done @Polly_Evans - tough job #EUREFsoutheast

BBC Radio Kent's EU Referendum panel discussion

You can catch BBC Radio Kent's EU Referendum panel discussion, hosted by Lembit Opik, on Tuesday between 19:00 BST and 20:00 BST.

Richard Whitman, professor of Politics and International Relations at the University of Kent, Dr Simon Usherwood, senior lecturer in politics at the University of Surrey, and Jonathan Portes, principal research fellow of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research and a former government economist, will be on the panel.

The show will be repeated next Sunday from 11:00 BST to 12:00 BST. 

Lembit Opik is hosting BBC Radio Kent's EU Referendum panel discussion
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Lembit Opik is hosting BBC Radio Kent's EU Referendum panel discussion

BBC Sussex & Surrey's EU Referendum debate

Don't forget you can catch BBC Sussex and BBC Surrey's debate on Tuesday night from 19:00 BST to 20:30 BST. It's hosted by Danny Pike.

On the panel will be Liberal Democrat South East MEP Catherine Bearder and Labour MEP for the South East Anneliese Dodds arguing the case for Remain.

Arguing the case for Leave will be Tom Bewick, a Labour councillor in Brighton and Hove and Sir Gerald Howarth, Conservative MP for Aldershot.

There will be another chance to hear the show on Danny Pike's Mid Morning Show from 09:00 BST to 10.30 BST on Wednesday.

Danny Pike will be hosting BBC Sussex and BBC Surrey's EU Referendum debate
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Danny Pike will be hosting BBC Sussex and BBC Surrey's EU Referendum debate

Debate programme available on iPlayer

If you missed our debate, you'll be able to catch it on the iPlayer shortly. The link's here.

Our debate will be available on the iPlayer
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Our debate will be available on the iPlayer

Nigel Farage migrant warning after German bomb plot

You can read our BBC News story based on today's debate here.

EU Referendum: In numbers

UK trade.

EU Referendum: In numbers

Call Lembit EU Referendum Special

Whilst you're watching our live feed why not tune in to 'Call Lembit EU Referendum Special' now on BBC Radio Kent for more analysis and reaction.

CALL LEMBIT EU REFERENDUM SPECIAL #EUREFsoutheast - tell us your views!

CALL LEMBIT EU REFERENDUM SPECIAL #EUREFsoutheast - tell us your views!

'So emotive...'

Here's some more of your tweets about our debate #EUREFsoutheast

Hell will have no fury like a EU scorned! #eurefsoutheast

Lord help us. So emotive however so short-sighted. #EUREFsoutheast

EU Referendum: In numbers

UK contributions to the EU budget.

EU Referendum: In numbers

EU Referendum: In numbers

UK employment: non-UK EU nationals.

EU Referendum: In numbers

EU Referendum: In numbers

Let's take a look at the total imports to the South East in 2014.

EU Referendum: In numbers

EU Referendum: In numbers

Here are the total exports from the South East in 2014.

South East trade figures

'We are voting for the independence of our nation'

UKIP Leader Nigel Farage - one of the most prominent Leave campaigners - on the economy.

Nigel Farage speaking on BBC South East debate

'The only people who will gain are politicians'

Eleanor Harris, Chief Executive of the British Airways i360 - who supports staying in the EU - on the economy. 

Eleanor Harris on the economy

'The debate was feisty'

Our Political Editor Helen Catt is live tweeting throughout the debate. #EUREFsoutheast 

Labour's @peterkyle taking a lot of flak from the audience over his answer on immigration but applause when criticises cuts #EUREFsoutheast

Audience member calls out @nigel_farage on using his passport as a prop on ITV last week - he has it to hand again today #eurefsoutheast

Wow - the @bbcsoutheast "Better In or Out?"#EUreferendum debate was feisty! Well worth a watch. Tonight, BBC1, 10:35pm

Here's what you've been tweeting about the debate

Let's take a look at some of your tweets about our debate. #EUREFsoutheast 

Whenever the subject of immigration starts up Farage is guaranteed to pull out his passport! #EUREFsoutheast

Out of touch #Remain side consistently being heckled by angry audience. No answers, just same old platitudes #eurefsoutheast

@Polly_Evans tough gig, it looks like you are enjoying yourself #EUREFsoutheast

EU Referendum: In numbers

Intelligence sharing - Vote Leave.

EU Referendum: In numbers

EU Referendum: In numbers

Intelligence sharing: Vote Remain.

EU Referendum: In numbers

EU Referendum: In numbers

Non-UK born population.

EU Referendum: In numbers

'It's not the job of the EU to manage our borders'

Here's Conservative MP Maria Caulfield - who is campaigning to leave the EU - on security. 

Maria Caulfield on security

'We look to our government to keep our borders safe'

Hove and Portslade Labour MP Peter Kyle - who wants to stay in the EU - on security.

Peter Kyle on security

EU Referendum issues guide: Explore the arguments

We go to the polls on Thursday 23 June to decide whether the UK should stay a member of the European Union.

Use the BBC's Reality Check website to find out the arguments from the Leave and Remain sides on a range of key topics. You can see it here

EU Referendum campaign
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Explore the arguments

Illegal immigrants arrested within the Port of Dover.

EU Referendum: In numbers

'We can't decide levels while we remain in the EU'

Here's Lord Howard, former Conservative leader - who wants us to leave the EU - on immigration. 

Lord Howard on immigration

'We've closed 800 bogus colleges'

Damian Green, Conservative MP for Ashford - a pro-EU campaigner - on immigration.

Damian Green on immigration on BBC South East debate

EU Referendum: In numbers

Net migration to the UK.

EU Referendum: In numbers

Profile of Peter Kyle MP

Here's a profile of Peter Kyle for the Remain campaign.

EU Referendum debate: The panel

Profile of Eleanor Harris

Here's a profile of businesswoman Eleanor Harris for the Remain campaign.

EU Referendum debate: The panel

Profile of Damian Green MP

Here's a profile of Damian Green for the Remain campaign.

EU Referendum debate: The panel

Profile of Lord Howard

Here's a profile of Lord Howard for the Leave campaign.

EU Referendum debate: The panel

Profile of Nigel Farage MEP

Here's a profile of the UKIP Leader Nigel Farage for the Leave campaign.

EU Referendum debate: The panel

Profile of Maria Caulfield MP

Here's a profile of Maria Caulfield for the Leave campaign

EU Referendum debate: The panel

Our debate is now on air

The debate is now underway on BBC One. Let's take a look at each of the panel members, starting with the Leave campaigners.  

BBC South East EU Referendum debate

Stuart Maisner

We're gearing up for the broadcast of our EU Referendum debate. It's on BBC One at 22:35 BST. Here's a look at the issues and who's on the panel.

BBC South East EU Referendum debate

The crew getting ready

Here's some of our crew just before filming started.

Our crew grab a quick cuppa before filming starts for BBC South East EU debate #EUREFsoutheast

Our crew grab a quick cuppa before filming starts for BBC South East EU debate #EUREFsoutheast

Behind the scenes of our debate

Camera operator Kieran Coyle took these pictures of the team getting ready for our debate. 

Preparations for Referendum debate
Kieran Coyle
The team gets seating ready for the audience
Preparations for Referendum debate
Kieran Coyle
Getting the desk ready for our panel
Preparations for Referendum debate
Kieran Coyle
A number of cameras were used to film the debate

South East EU referendum debate

Here's Peter Whittlesea's report from today's debate. You can see it in full - hosted by Polly Evans - at 22:35 BST on BBC One. 

BBC South East EU referendum debate

The audience getting ready

This is the view the panel had of the audience.

Audience getting ready
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Lights up - nearly time
Audience getting ready
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Audience getting ready