Category Archives: EU Ref. & Votes for Life Bills

EU Referendum Question: UK Citizens Abroad – Lord Lexden in House of Lords, 6th July 2015

The Government’s response to Lord Lexden’s question below provided no timetable for when the 15-year-limit on the voting rights of British citizens abroad might be removed and interventions by other Peers, whilst generally supportive, also raised questions on: whether the right … Continue reading

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EU Referendum: Questioning the Current Franchise.

This informed comment received from Frenchman Stephane Catelain sums up very well the key issues and raises the right questions concerning who is impacted and , therefore, who should be able to vote in the EU Referendum on Britain’s continuing membership … Continue reading

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EU Referendum Bill Committee Stage – Government’s “Votes for Life” Response

On June 18th in the House of Commons, at the EU Referendum Bill “Committee Stage” the following amendment was tabled by  Labour MPs  Mike Gapes & Keith Vaz and, given the government spokesman’s response (see below), this is not necessarily the end of … Continue reading

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EU Referendum and Votes for Life Bills.

The Second Reading of the European Union (EU) Referendum Bill 2015 – 16, takes place in the House of Commons on Tuesday 9th June 2015 and can be viewed live here. A parliamentary briefing paper provides information about the provisions in the … Continue reading

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