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British Government Commitment on Expats’ “Vote for Life”.
Published today in The Telegraph (Thursday 6th October, 2016): “The Government is to announce on Friday that it will scrap the 15-year limit after which more than three million Britons living overseas lose their right to vote.” “Following the British … 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
Too Much Red Tape is No Reason to leave EU!
The “Vote leave” campaign can now be expected to focus on the sensitive issue of “uncontrolled immigration” as its main argument for Brexit, with the latest figures on net migration to the UK rising to 333,000 – the second highest on record. Its … Continue reading
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British Expats’ Lawyers take EU Referendum vote challenge to Supreme Court
20 May 2016 Lawyers take EU referendum vote challenge to the Supreme Court Lawyers for two British Citizens banned from voting in the EU referendum as they have lived outside the UK, but within the EU, for over 15 years … Continue reading
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Votes for Expats – The Times, April 28th 2016
Despite the disappointment of the High Court judges rejecting the legal challenge on behalf of British expatriates excluded from the EU Referendum by the 15 year rule, there was a much more positive and supporting article “Votes for Expats” in … Continue reading