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Brexit: Reciprocal Rights for EU-Resident Expat Brits and UK-Resident EU Citizens.
The current response from the European Commission does not foresee any negotiation of reciprocal agreements protecting the rights of EU citizens already legally resident within the UK, and those for expat Brits similarly living and working within other EU member … Continue reading
15-Year-Rule badly affects Expat Brits, particularly those impacted by EU Referendum Result.
Let’s hope that the British government is not so diverted by Brexit that its planned “Votes for Life” bill, which will remove the 15-year-limit on our voting rights, fails to become law within the 5-year term of the current parliament … Continue reading
The aftermath of the Brexit vote – the verdict from a derided expert
In his last post as Director of LSE’s Centre for Economic Performance, John Van Reenen gives his verdict on the Brexit campaigns, the media, politicians, and being a derided expert. “The referendum was won on a drumbeat of anti-foreigner sentiment. It’s the same … Continue reading
Reflections on Brexit – 4. The Rude Awakening!
Following the EU Referendum vote in favour of “Leave” and in the fourth of his Brexit articles – Reflections on Brexit 4 – The rude awakening – British expatriate Michael Carberry writes: “What could have caused such a debacle?” “Cameron … Continue reading
The 15-year-limit on Overseas Voting Rights – following the EU Referendum.
Brian Cave, a lead campaigner in our “Votes for expat Brits” team, has received from the Cabinet Office the response below (to read the file it’s better to save and then rotate view) to his recent enquiry on overseas voting … Continue reading
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The Concerns of a British Expat Deprived of his Right to Vote in the EU Referendum.
This latest comment just received on our voting rights (sign-up) poll sums up the concerns of a lot of expat Brits, deprived of their right to vote and to make a difference in the recent EU Referendum: Sean Sullivan – 4 hours … Continue reading
Slovakia’s EU Presidency: Brexit, divided Europe and an opportunity to restore the tarnished reputation
It appears from the article below by Frank Markovic of European Public Affairs.eu, that the unexpected Brexit vote to leave has caught EU leaders as unprepared as the British government. This lack of provision for who will be negotiating with Britain on … Continue reading
Reflections on Brexit – 3. A Question of Sovereignty
In the third of his three articles Reflexions on Brexit – 3. A Question of Sovereignty, Michael Carberry writes that: “The exit camp seemed to be the ones with the big ideas – in particular that by leaving Britain would “regain … Continue reading
Reflections on Brexit – 2. The Great Delusion
Michael Carberry, a long term British citizen resident abroad in France, does not have the right to vote (due to the 15-year-limit) but is well-qualified to comment (you can view his profile in his first of three articles “The Great Mistake”) on … Continue reading
Reflections on Brexit – 1. The Great Mistake (A Political Folly! )
Michael Carberry, a long term British citizen resident abroad in France, does not have the right to vote (due to the 15-year-limit) but is well-qualified to comment (see profile below) on the EU Referendum and the possibility of Brexit. We … Continue reading
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