Category Archives: EU Ref. excluded British Expats React

Expats in High Court bring legal action over exclusion from Brexit referendum

Law firm Leigh Day have confirmed that will begin formal legal proceedings in the High Court in London on Wednesday 16th March 2016 against the UK Government over its decision to exclude up to 2 million British people living in … Continue reading

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EU Referendum Outcome : Ladbroke’s Latest Odds – Matthew Goodwin

Thanks to Matthew Goodwin’s (e-mail: m.j.goodwin@kent.ac.uk ) latest round-up of research into Britain’s EU Referendum, here’s a guest post from Matthew Shaddick, head of Political Betting at Ladbrokes: “The polls may be close but the latest odds in the betting market point … Continue reading

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Impact of Brexit on 2 Million Expat Brits & Other Major Issues.

Fast forward to 22.50 minutes the BBC Radio 4 podcast below and listen to Jean-Claude Perez, who served for 23 years as Head of Legal Services to the EU Council of Ministers, talking about the implications of a Brexit for … Continue reading

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EU Ref. Bill 18 Nov: Defeat of Lords’ Amendment to include all EU-Resident British Expats

Unfortunately the amendment moved by Baroness Miller (LD) to include in the franchise for the EU Referendum Bill  all EU-resident British expatriates,  was defeated at the Report Stage debate in the House of Lords on the 18th November, Peers voting 214 – … Continue reading

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British Expats: Lobby Peers Before 18th Nov. Report Stage of EU Referendum Bill

The Report Stage of the EU Referendum Bill takes place in the House of Lords from Wednesday 18 November.   It is understood that Baroness Miller (Lib Dem) will then (re)introduce an amendment to give all British Citizens in the EU a vote … Continue reading

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EU Referendum Bill: Lords’ Committee Stage Debate 2nd October

Peers argued the case yesterday afternoon in the House of Lords for a proposed amendment to the European Referendum Bill seeking to give the right to vote in the referendum to all UK citizens living in other EU member states. http://www.itv.com/news/2015-11-02/lords-argue-five-million-brits-living-abroad-should-get-a-vote-in-the-eu-referendum/ Although the … 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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