Category Archives: Disenfranchisement Affects Status

Neglect or Apathy of British Citizens Living Abroad?

With only some 30,000 registered to vote out of an estimated 5 – 6 million British citizens living abroad, the question is whether this is due to apathy or neglect. Neglect encourages apathy and the British government does not go … Continue reading

Posted in +5 million British Expats Abroad, Democracy in Terminal Decline, Disenfranchisement Affects Status, Electoral Commission, French Inspire 1 million Overseas Voters, French Overseas Voting Statistics, Lack of Government respect, Low Turnouts: both UK & US, MPs concerned by nat/Internat. issues, Need to Change Political Attitudes, Neglect or Apathy, Re-Connecting with British Voters, Representation encourages overseas voters | 2 Comments

Being Disenfranchised Affects One’s Status as a British Citizen!

Responding to our continuing arguments against the current 15-year-limit on the voting rights of British citizens resident overseas,┬áthe┬álatest letter from the Elections & Democracy Division of the Cabinet Office again explains (see the extracts below) that in this respect, being … Continue reading

Posted in Democracy in Terminal Decline, Disenfranchisement Affects Status, European Court of Human Rights, Harry Shindler, Harry Shindler vs UK, Lord Lexden-Overseas Voter Discrimination, Neglected overseas voters, New Clause 3 Withdrawn, Voting Rights | 1 Comment