Questions over the figures

Mr P Watts gave 63million as the number of people who didn’t vote Leave in the 2016 referendum (Berwick Advertiser, March 7).

Saturday, 23rd March 2019, 8:00 am

According to the Census, the total population of the UK was 63million in 2011.

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Since 17.4 million people voted to leave in 2016, his figure can’t be right. This leaves me wondering if I can rely on any of the other statements he makes.

John Light

Berwick-upon-Tweed