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Category Archives: Specific Expat MPs?
Why is it important for expats to have their own MPs?
This April 2013 Connexion article on “What do French expat MPs do?”, has interesting answers from two of these MPs to the question “Why is it important for expats to have their own MPs?” Axelle Lemaire is the Socialist French MP … Continue reading
Posted in All EU Brits Need Voice, Anomaly of Voteless Expat Brits in EU, Electoral Commission, Expat Democracy: France vs UK, French Inspire 1 million Overseas Voters, French Internet Voting, French Overseas Voting Statistics, Importance of Expat MPs, MPs concerned by nat/Internat. issues, Specific Expat MPs?, Voting Rights Tagged British expatriates, EU Referendum, French expat MPs, national voting rights, politics Leave a comment
British Expats Out-Voted by French Counterparts.
The link below shows that over 40% of French overseas citizens voted out of more than one million registered in the recent French Presidential Elections of 2012. The UK then compares very badly with only some 30,000 British overseas citizens registered to … Continue reading
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Copenhagen Voting Rights Recommendations
The Copenhagen Conference recommendation below on European Union (EU) Voting Rights, doesn’t support the recent judgement in the High Court in London against British expatriate James Preston currently living in Spain, that the 15-year-limit on his national voting rights is not an impediment … Continue reading
More Representation Encourages More Overseas Voters
What happens when expatriates get the Vote – that is to say – Representation? Is it so extraordinary that the Americans are following the French elections as they affect French residents abroad? Bloomberg News reports it in the link … Continue reading
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Anomaly of Disenfranchised British Overseas Voters in EU.
The anomaly of British expatriates losing their national right to vote after 15 years resident within the European Union (EU), is illustrated by Anthony Pickles’ article in The Commentator below on how French expatriates resident in the UK will be represented in the French … Continue reading
Lack of government respect makes some Expat Brits disaffected, angry and fed up!
“Expats are disaffected, angry and fed up”, says Brian Cave Submitted by expatsradio on Tue, 13/03/2012 – 11:21 Expats disaffected, angry and fed up! Expatsradio spoke to Brian Cave about the value that the UK government puts on expats. These are … Continue reading
French Political Parties Target London Expats
Unlike the British, the overseas vote is of importance to the French political parties as they target their over 100,000 expat citizens registered to vote and living in London. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/feb/18/french-expats-london-election?newsfeed=true Welcome to “Londres”. In a closely fought race, the French … Continue reading
Internet Voting for French Expats
The French are showing much more interest than the British in the voting rights of their own expats: Expat French get Internet vote for first time Published: 11 Feb 2012 06:38 GMT+1 (from the Riviera Reporter) French citizens will … Continue reading
Specific MPs to Represent British Expats?
Radio 4, The Today programme: British expat Brian Cave and Labour peer, Lord Lipsey discuss whether it is time the UK followed the French example of having MPs specifically to represent expatriates. http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_9668000/9668360.stm At the end, the interviewer summed … Continue reading