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Expat Brits retain interest in UK Politics.

Despite its problems with Brexit, let’s hope the British government presses on with the “Votes for Life” bill to remove the 15-year-limit which deprives British citizens living overseas of their right to vote. Giorgio Greening who was 16 when she … Continue reading

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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

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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 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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LibDems Support Votes for all British Expats in EU Referendum

This article in The Telegraph provides the latest update on how British expatriates currently excluded by the 15-year-limit are pushing for voting rights in the EU Referendum, as the Liberal Democrats also come out in support: “The calls for action … Continue reading

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