Category Archives: Neglected overseas voters

Every Vote Counts (even after 15 years overseas)

EVERY VOTE COUNTS                Sunday 22nd April, 2012 Hello Sky News, You aptly reported all day on the 400,000 thousand French citizens living in the UK for whom 30 polling stations were open to cast their votes in the French Presidential … Continue reading

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More Representation Encourages More Overseas Voters

What happens when expatriates get the Vote – that is to say – Representation?   Is it so extraordinary that the Americans are following the French elections as they affect French residents abroad?  Bloomberg News  reports it in the link … Continue reading

Posted in Electoral Commission, Expat Voter Registration, French Expat Voters, Global British Representation, Lack of Government respect, Lord Lexden-Overseas Voter Discrimination, Neglected overseas voters, Overseas Voter Profile, Re-Connecting with British Voters, Representation encourages overseas voters, Specific Expat MPs? | Leave a comment

Global British Representation

In its 2010 report Global Brit: Making the most of the British Diaspora the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) challenges what it calls “some of the rather lazy and rather offensive assumptions that still exist about the nature and outlook ” … Continue reading

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Evolving Profile of the British Expat and Overseas Voter

A Quality of Life report reveals the evolution of British expats or, from the Voting Rights standpoint, the profile of typical British overseas voters. They are no longer the media’s favourite stereotypical expat longing for sun and sangria, but can now … Continue reading

Posted in Anomaly of Voteless Expat Brits in EU, Electoral Commission, Lord Lexden-Overseas Voter Discrimination, Neglected overseas voters, Overseas Voter Profile | 2 Comments

Re-Connecting with British Voters.

Reconnecting with British Overseas Voters on http://www.votes-for-expat-brits.com Vote on-line in Support of Votes for All Expat Brits. Perhaps surprisingly for today’s generation, the then Mrs Thatcher, a grocer’s daughter, even when Prime Minister famously knew the price of everyday goods … Continue reading

Posted in European Court of Human Rights, Expat pensioners' rights, Harry Shindler, Harry Shindler's Human Right to Vote, In Defence of the ECHR, Military Covenant, Neglected overseas voters, Re-Connecting with British Voters, Voting Rights | 1 Comment

Lack of government respect makes some Expat Brits disaffected, angry and fed up!

“Expats are disaffected, angry and fed up”, says Brian Cave Submitted by expatsradio on Tue, 13/03/2012 – 11:21 Expats disaffected, angry and fed up! Expatsradio spoke to Brian Cave about the value that the UK government puts on expats. These are … Continue reading

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Neglect of Under-Registration of Military and Overseas Voters

In the Opposition day Debate of Monday 16th January on Individual Electoral Registration, Stewart Jackson (MP for Peterborough) in the extract of his speech below, took issue with the under-registration over many years of military and overseas voters, who are … Continue reading

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