Category Archives: Harry Shindler vs UK

Harry Shindler Endorses Electoral Commission’s Overseas Voter Registration Campaign

Veteran, overseas-voting-rights campaigner Harry Shindler fully supports and endorses The Electoral Commission’s campaign , encouraging all British citizens now living in the other 27 EU member state countries to register and vote in next month’s European Parliament Elections:  “We British expat citizens, more than any other British citizens, … Continue reading

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Opportunity for Voting Rights Question in EC “Citizens’ Dialogue in Marseille”

Further to her 5th September, 2013  meeting at the European Commission (EC) in Brussels with veteran voting rights campaigner  Harry Shindler, there is another opportunity on the 14th of November, 2013 in a “Citizens’ Dialogue in Marseille” , for EU … Continue reading

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Harry Shindler takes Voting Rights Campaign to European Commission in Brussels

Here’s veteran British voting rights campaigner Harry Shindler being received in Brussels on 5th September, 2013 by Viviane Reding, Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship. http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/photo/photoDetails.cfm?sitelang=en&ref=023878#0 Margaret Hales who attended today’s meeting has … Continue reading

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Harry Shindler is Appealing!

Whatever they say about expat Harry Shindler, this 91-year-old, WWII veteran remains a fighter and highly appealing to the BBC, which has again interviewed him here on his ongoing campaign to regain his right to vote in UK elections. You can … Continue reading

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Liberal Democrats Call for Expat Brit Voting Rights

The Brussels & Europe Liberal Democrats have called  for the vote to be given back to all British citizens living abroad. [This complements the efforts of Lord Lexden who has already secured political support for an all-party inquiry on overseas … Continue reading

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Lord Lexden: Reasons Why Should Remove 15-Year-Limit..

Lord Lexden set out in full the reasons why all British citizens living overseas should have the right to vote in British elections when the House of Lords debated his amendments to the Electoral Registration and Administration Bill on January … Continue reading

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Voting Rights Blog Statistics – Year 2012 in review

The statistical report below shows that this blog received a total of 5,400 views from visitors to the site during 2012. Visits during 2012 were received from a total of 71 countries, most from France but with the UK and … Continue reading

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