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Category Archives: Harry Shindler letter to PM
EU Referendum: Confusion at Crunch Time – Matthew Goodwin
With the date for the EU Referendum now announced for 23rd June, here is Matthew Goodwin’s latest “A round-up of research on Britain’s EU Referendum”. He also discusses how important Boris Johnson’s ‘Out’ position might be! “So how are the … Continue reading
EU Referendum: EU-Resident British Expats React to Exclusion!
Harry Shindler and other impacted EU-resident British expatriate citizens who are currently excluded by the 15-year-rule from voting in UK general elections, are quite rightly concerned (see the sample below of recent comments received) at not being able to vote in the … Continue reading
PM: Include “Votes for Life” for British Citizens Abroad in Queen’s Speech!
Our priority now is to hold the Conservative government to its manifesto promise to scrap the 15 year limit on overseas voting. Therefore, every Conservative MP needs to be lobbied e.g. by e-mail before the Queen’s Speech on 27 May (scroll down … Continue reading
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
Lack of British Expatriate Voter Engagement in the UK
War veteran Harry Shindler, who has been campaigning for many years to abolish the “15-year rule” which blocks millions of Britons overseas from voting in UK elections, has been left disappointed by a letter from Downing Street. “He hoped that with support from … 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