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Category Archives: Expat pensioners’ rights
Euro-Scepticism and Aversion to Universal Benefits
The article below by Peter Hoskin links Work & Pensions Secretary Ian Duncan Smith’s attack on Winter Fuel Allowance (WFA) payments for British expat pensioners, to his known euro-scepticism and aversion to universal benefits: “Now, it’s not just a matter of … Continue reading
UK vs French Parliament 2012
454,901 expatriate French have voted worldwide for their President and soon for deputies to their Assembly in Paris – <see left << The red is where François Hollande was supported (46.93%). Blue – Sarkozy (53.05%) And if this had been … Continue reading
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Older Voters More Impacted by 15-Year-Limit on their Voting Rights
British political parties usually take good care of the older generation with 94% of those aged 65 or more registered to vote, compared e.g. with only 56% of 19-24 year olds, hence the recent furore over the “Granny tax” in … Continue reading
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
Specific MPs to Represent British Expats?
Radio 4, The Today programme: British expat Brian Cave and Labour peer, Lord Lipsey discuss whether it is time the UK followed the French example of having MPs specifically to represent expatriates. http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_9668000/9668360.stm At the end, the interviewer summed … Continue reading
A Doomsday Scenario?
If you will excuse my taking on the role of the prophet Cassandra, the Euro-land agreement struck in Brussels on December 8th 2011 could presage an exceedingly uncomfortable time for British expatriates in the European Union. The scenario unfolded below … Continue reading
Lack of Expat Political representation.
What the lack of correct political representation is costing expat Brits in their pockets! The Determination of International Laws.The international laws which affect all expatriates are discussed, agreed to, and signed by the British Government in the name of all … Continue reading
Expatsradio.com – Limited Expat Voting Rights.
To listen to Brian Cave of Pensioners Debout! interviewed today on Expatsradio.com about the limited voting rights of expat Brits,you can click on:- http://expatsradio.com/programmes/no-votes-expats
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Tunisian expats vote!
Tunisians vote in their expat constituencies! Brian Cave of Pensioners Debout writes……… READ this item from the Guardian. I quote directly from the Guardian for Thursday October 20th 2011 (Lizzie Davies). Tunisians abroad vote ‘with hands trembling and tears flowing‘. … Continue reading
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Frozen Pensions – Frozen Votes!
Frozen in Canada – A Story of Our British Country Folk From Brian Cave of Pensioners Debout! How you can help. Many years ago I stood near the bridge which separates the USA from Canada and I admired the magnificence … Continue reading
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