Category Archives: Europe

French Political Parties Target London Expats

Unlike the British, the overseas vote is of importance to the French political parties as they target their over 100,000 expat citizens registered to vote and living in London. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/feb/18/french-expats-london-election?newsfeed=true Welcome to “Londres”. In a closely fought race, the French … Continue reading

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Internet Voting for French Expats

The French are showing much more interest than the British in the voting rights of their own expats: Expat French get Internet vote for first time Published: 11 Feb 2012 06:38 GMT+1 (from the Riviera Reporter)   French citizens will … Continue reading

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Neglect of Under-Registration of Military and Overseas Voters

In the Opposition day Debate of Monday 16th January on Individual Electoral Registration, Stewart Jackson (MP for Peterborough) in the extract of his speech below, took issue with the under-registration over many years of military and overseas voters, who are … Continue reading

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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

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The Outcast and Voteless British citizens in Europe.

Why not visit www.votes-for-expat-brits.com and cast your vote in our on-line Sign-up poll  to show your support for our campaign?  In his latest essay  What is Europe?  (click on for the complete article), Brian Cave of Pensioners Debout! argues that in the ever widening network of … Continue reading

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