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Lesson from Younger Generation in Votes for Brits Abroad?
The younger generation of British citizens has traditionally a much lower turnout rate in national elections compared with the older generation and the major parties need to find new ways e.g. via social networks, of engaging them more fully in … Continue reading
Posted in Benefits of Internet Voting, Canada Grants Full Voting Rights, Democracy in Terminal Decline, Expats Contribute to UK, Exporting for Britain, French Internet Voting, Harry Shindler at EC Brussels, Harry Shindler letter to PM, Lesson from younger generation, LibDems Call for Expat Vote, Voting Rights Tagged 15-year-rule, British expatriates, national voting rights, Younger Generation 3 Comments
UK has 7% of its Brits Abroad – Why disenfranchise them?
The Mail Online article below reveals that the UK has the 8th highest expat rate in the world with 7% (4.5 million) of the British population living abroad and the top three destinations Australia (1.2 million), the US (700,000) and … Continue reading
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Still many reasons why British expats should vote
Michael Cushing who regularly comments on these blog postings, quite rightly added the following comment to last week’s posting: “Why [just] state reason for continued interest in UK affairs = “expat who might return”? UK citizens overseas ( expats) I think … Continue reading
Posted in +5 million British Expats Abroad, 35% Electorate Non-Voters, All EU Brits Need Voice, Anomaly of Voteless Expat Brits in EU, British expats can help decide, Canada Grants Full Voting Rights, Electoral Commission, Improving Expat Voter turnout, Many Reasons for Expats Vote, Voting Rights Tagged 15-year-rule, 2014 European elections, British expatriates, EU Referendum 2 Comments
Australia, US, Canada, Spain, France grant full overseas voting rights.
The purpose of the briefing note below by CReAM (Centre for Research & Analysis of Migration), is to inform the UK’s national discussion about immigration. Immigration is a key issue not only for British citizens in the UK but also concerns British expatriate … Continue reading
Posted in All EU Brits Need Voice, Canada Grants Full Voting Rights, Diaspora is National Resource, Expats Contribute to UK, Exporting for Britain, Outdated Objections to Voters Overseas, Voting from Australia, Voting Rights, Why Low Expat Voting Rates Tagged 15-year-rule, British expatriates, EU Referendum, national voting rights 2 Comments