Category Archives: EU Ref. & Votes for Life Bills

LibDems Support Votes for all British Expats in EU Referendum

This article in The Telegraph provides the latest update on how British expatriates currently excluded by the 15-year-limit are pushing for voting rights in the EU Referendum, as the Liberal Democrats also come out in support: “The calls for action … Continue reading

Posted in All EU.Res. Expat Brits in EU.Ref., Discouraging EU Referendum Defeat, EU Ref Question - Lord Lexden 6 July 2015, EU Ref Votes for Life Response, EU Ref. & Votes for Life Bills, EU Ref. excluded British Expats React, EU Ref: Overseas Electors - Counter Arguments, Euro Weekly: Expat EU Referendum Concerns, Harry Shindler Presses PM., LibDems Support Votes for All British Expats | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Oral Hearing at Royal Courts of Justice on Franchise for UK’s EU Referendum.

Here’s an interesting oral hearing on the franchise for the UK’s EU Referendum granted to the leader of the Europeans Party, on 15th October, 2015 at the Royal Courts of Justice. This suggests that there is a legal area to be explored between … Continue reading

Posted in All EU.Res. Expat Brits in EU.Ref., Discouraging EU Referendum Defeat, EU Ref Question - Lord Lexden 6 July 2015, EU Ref Votes for Life Response, EU Ref. & Votes for Life Bills, EU Ref. excluded British Expats React, EU Ref: Overseas Electors - Counter Arguments, Harry Shindler Presses PM., Oral Hearing on EU Referendum, Voting Rights | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

EU Referendum Bill Commons Defeat Not Encouraging

The Conservative government’s wafer-thin majority in the Commons allows its “Eurosceptic tail to wag the dog” where the current EU Referendum Bill is concerned, and is not encouraging for those hoping to include the expatriate Votes for Life Bill within the … Continue reading

Posted in All EU.Res. Expat Brits in EU.Ref., Discouraging EU Referendum Defeat, EU Ref Question - Lord Lexden 6 July 2015, EU Ref Votes for Life Response, EU Ref. & Votes for Life Bills, EU Ref. excluded British Expats React, EU Ref: Overseas Electors - Counter Arguments, Harry Shindler Presses PM., Harry Shindler: Why Stiil 15 yr limit for EU Referendum?, Queens Speech: Expat Votes for Life | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Why All EU-Resident Expat Brits should have a Referendum Vote

Here’s an interesting article in The Connexion of August 2015 by Bob Lewis who is currently President of the Franco-British Chamber of Commerce in Paris. He argues that all British expatriates within the EU should have a vote in the … Continue reading

Posted in All EU Brits Need Voice, All EU.Res. Expat Brits in EU.Ref., Brexit Impacts 2 Million Expat Brits!, EU Ref Question - Lord Lexden 6 July 2015, EU Ref Votes for Life Response, EU Ref. & Votes for Life Bills, EU Ref. excluded British Expats React, EU Ref: Overseas Electors - Counter Arguments, Euro Weekly: Expat EU Referendum Concerns, Expat Eggs in EU Ref Omelette, Expats: what happens if Brexit?, Harry Shindler Presses PM., Harry Shindler: Why Stiil 15 yr limit for EU Referendum?, Queens Speech: Expat Votes for Life, Voting Rights | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Euro Weekly News: British Minister of State speaks on Expat EU referendum concerns

“What will happen if the UK decides to leave the European Union after the referendum, and where will it leave us expatriates?” Euro Weekly News put these questions to the Foreign Office, and Minister of State for International Development, the … Continue reading

Posted in EU Ref Question - Lord Lexden 6 July 2015, EU Ref Votes for Life Response, EU Ref. & Votes for Life Bills, EU Ref. excluded British Expats React, EU Ref: Overseas Electors - Counter Arguments, Euro Weekly: Expat EU Referendum Concerns, Harry Shindler Presses PM., Harry Shindler: Why Stiil 15 yr limit for EU Referendum? | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Electoral Commission: Improving the Overseas Voting Experience.

Based on feedback received, the Electoral Commission’s Report on the Administration of the 7th May 2015 General Election, proposes on page 6 how to improve the voting experience for overseas electors. Recommendation 5 (page 6): Improving access to the voting … Continue reading

Posted in Electoral Commission, EU Ref Question - Lord Lexden 6 July 2015, EU Ref Votes for Life Response, EU Ref. & Votes for Life Bills, EU Ref: Overseas Electors - Counter Arguments, Harry Shindler Presses PM., Improving Overseas Voting Experience | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

EU Referendum: UK Citizens Abroad – Counter Arguments

Read the full text here of the Response to Lord Lexden 060715 Question from the “Votes for expat Brits” campaign team, which addresses specifically the following issues raised by Peers when debating the EU Referendum Question: UK Citizens Abroad – Lord Lexden in House of Lords, 6th July 2015: … Continue reading

Posted in EU Ref Question - Lord Lexden 6 July 2015, EU Ref Votes for Life Response, EU Ref. & Votes for Life Bills, EU Ref. excluded British Expats React, EU Ref: Overseas Electors - Counter Arguments, Harry Shindler Presses PM., Voting Rights | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment