Category Archives: EU Ref Votes for Life Response

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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Undecided Voters Could Decide EU Referendum!

In this latest round-up of research into Britain’s EU Referendum by Matthew Goodwin, Professor of Politics, University of Kent & Visiting Fellow Chatham House, voters were presented below with the potential outcome of the Prime Minister’s current renegotiation with the UK’s EU partners, … Continue reading

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Franchise for all British Expats in the EU is not rigging the Referendum!

The consequences of a Brexit for the 2 million or so British citizens living within the rest of the  European Union (EU), as well as the impact on the UK should they be forced to return, remain unclear. However, many … Continue reading

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EU Referendum Bill and the European Court of Human Rights

See below the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) Memorandum produced for the European Union (EU) Referendum Bill as introduced in the House of Lords by Baroness Anelay, Minister of State of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, with the following … 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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