Category Archives: British Expat Spectators

Majority of EU States Allow Overseas Voting in Embassies (but not the UK).

The historical lack of attention paid by the United Kingdom (UK) to encouraging registration of its overseas voters, is demonstrated by the prevailing 15-year-limit on their voting rights and is also evident when comparing e.g. national rules governing voting from abroad for the citizens … Continue reading

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British Expats are “Spectators to Democracy”

As British expatriates are we fairly represented in Westminster? The answer must be no given the historically low turnout rates (a maximum of only some 30,000 registered to vote out of 5 – 6 million), and political disenfranchisement anyway after … Continue reading

Posted in All EU Brits Need Voice, Anomaly of Voteless Expat Brits in EU, British Expat Spectators, Diaspora is National Resource, Expat Democracy: France vs UK, Lord Lexden: All-Party Inquiry, Low Turnout - Not No Vote, Low Turnouts: both UK & US, Older Generation More Impacted, Overseas Voter Turnout:UKvsUS, Voting Rights, Voting Rights:UK-Scots or EU-Brits, Why Low Expat Voting Rates | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment