Category Archives: Harry Shindler at EC Brussels

Voting Rights Campaigner Harry Shindler presses Prime Minister on 15-year-rule.

Harry Shindler the 93 year old veteran of the WWII Anzio beach-head in Italy in 1944, has again written to the Prime Minister on 11th May, 2015 and pressed him on his Manifesto commitment. Letter to: Rt. Hon David Cameron M.P. Prime … Continue reading

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British Expats: What happens to you if Britain leaves the EU?

Visit this recently established Expat Forum: What happens if Britain leaves the EU? and set up in response to growing concern within the British expatriate community of the consequences of a referendum on Britain’s future EU membership. If you are a … Continue reading

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Lesson from Younger Generation in Votes for Brits Abroad?

The younger generation of British citizens has traditionally a much lower turnout rate in national elections compared with the older generation and the major parties need to find new ways e.g. via social networks, of engaging them more fully in … Continue reading

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Harry Shindler Voting Rights Letter to the Prime Minister

Writing below on 4th September, 2014 to Prime Minister David Cameron, under the letterhead of the Italy Star Association 1943 – 1945  as its long time representative in Italy, our charismatic Harry Shindler has proposed that the British government goes even … Continue reading

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British Government’s UK vs EU Balance of Competences Review

The current call for evidence on voting, consular and statistics  for the British government’s review of the balance of competences between the UK and the European Union, has drawn the response below from Catherine Piper (scroll down) , effectively a … Continue reading

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Separate Constituencies for Overseas Voters?

Here are some thoughtful comments below from Frank Lowther following Harry Shindler’s recent interview with The Economist , to which the logical answer would be to have a separate constituency or constituencies for representation of the different requirements of British overseas voters. … Continue reading

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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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