Category Archives: All EU Brits Need Voice

Undecided Voters Could Decide EU Referendum!

In this latest round-up of research into Britain’s EU Referendum by Matthew Goodwin, Professor of Politics, University of Kent & Visiting Fellow Chatham House, voters were presented below with the potential outcome of the Prime Minister’s current renegotiation with the UK’s EU partners, … Continue reading

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EU Referendum Bill – Next Key Date 28th October

The Committee Stage debate on the EU Referendum Bill begins in the House of Lords on the 28th October, 2015. This presents an opportunity for Peers to present and and debate an anticipated amendment to the Bill to extend the vote … Continue reading

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Time to Lobby over British Expat Vote in EU Referendum

This article in The Connexion – Time to lobby over expat vote – is urging British expatriates to lobby peers in the House of Lords to extend the right to vote in the referendum to all Britons who live in the EU: … Continue reading

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Why All EU-Resident Expat Brits should have a Referendum Vote

Here’s an interesting article in The Connexion of August 2015 by Bob Lewis who is currently President of the Franco-British Chamber of Commerce in Paris. He argues that all British expatriates within the EU should have a vote in the … Continue reading

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Conservative Manifesto 2015 Commitment to end 15-year-rule for Overseas Voters

Here at least is a clear commitment to end the 15 year rule on overseas voters in the Conservative Party Manifesto 2015: “We will complete the electoral register, by working to include more of the five million Britons who live … Continue reading

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Brexit Impacts 2 Million Expat Brits as well!

Two million UK citizens working abroad could become illegal immigrants overnight if Britain were to leave the European Union , former attorney general Dominic Grieve has warned in this Guardian article. Presumably the extract below from  his article refers to the … Continue reading

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Only Westminster can change the statutory rules concerning the democratic franchise

In an interesting parallel with the legal position concerning the current 15-year-law which removes the national right to vote for British citizens after 15 years abroad, the law report below from The Times of December 30, 2014 describes why the statutory … Continue reading

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