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Category Archives: Expats Right to Vote in 2020
A View on Votes for Life and Overseas Representation
“Votes for Life” were promised twice in manifestos by the Conservative Party and yet still here we are, many of us, still screaming out but voiceless. Let’s trust the promise of “introducing” it before 2022 means quick implementation rather than … Continue reading
British Government response to Petition on Right to Vote.
The Government has responded to the petition – “Give all British citizens living abroad the right to vote and dedicated MPs”. Government response: The Government remains committed to introducing ‘votes for life’ ahead of the next scheduled General Election in … Continue reading
Latest on Votes for Life – Overseas Electors Bill
Brian Cave who over the years has made a leading and major contribution to our campaign for Votes for Life for British citizens resident abroad, has recently written the following letter to Glyn Davies, MP who has tabled an Overseas Electors … Continue reading
Brexit Impact on Acquired Rights of British Citizens in the EU-27 and other EU Citizens in UK.
The research paper below was requested by the European Parliament’s Committee on Constitutional Affairs and was commissioned, overseen and published by the Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional affairs. It addresses the impact and consequences of Brexit on the … Continue reading
Why further delay in tabling the “Votes for Life ” Bill?
June Wayland, a British citizen resident outside the UK now for ten years, has recently commented via this blog on the government’s proposed “Votes for Life” Bill and is suspicious as to why it was delayed until after the EU Referendum. She … Continue reading
“Britishness” does not expire after 15 years abroad but your Right to Vote currently will!
Marianne Marsh has recently commented from France that ” my Britishness will not expire after 15 years, but it looks as if my rights will”, despite demonstrating her continuing commitment to the UK by travelling together with her husband to … Continue reading
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British Citizens Overseas – Latest on “Votes for Life” Bill
Cat Smith Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities, Shadow Minister for Voter Engagement and Youth Affairs, Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons: “To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to A democracy that works for … Continue reading
Exiting the EU: Government’s White Paper vs Expats’ Alternative White Paper
The Connexion, France’s English-Language Newspaper, reported on 2nd February, 2017 that: “In a ‘White Paper’ on The United Kingdom’s exit from and new partnership with the European Union, the government says: “We want to secure the status of EU citizens … Continue reading
British Expats still want “Votes for Life”!
Continuing to remind the British government not to forget the planned “Votes for Life” legislation, despite the pressures of Brexit , here’s a detailed contribution from Susan Kubitz. Susan is a long-term British expat working with her family in Germany … Continue reading
Posted in Expat Brits Retain Interest in UK Politics, Expats Right to Vote in 2020, Expats still want Votes for Life!, Gov Commitment on Vote for Life, Reminding Government on "votes for Life" Tagged 15-year-rule, British expatriates, EU Referendum, national voting rights, Votes for Life Bill 1 Comment