You may have heard, there's a big vote this summer – the EU referendum. The British electorate will be asked whether to Remain or Leave the 28-nation-bloc (EU referendum live blog: follow here).

For those not initiated with the minutiae of Brussels or British politics, don't worry, we've got you covered. IBTimes UK has put together the above video to explain the 23 June ballot and why UK voters have the opportunity to vote on the country's membership of the EU in the first place.