Tag Archives: 15-year-rule

New Petition on Right to Vote for all British Citizens Abroad

Here’s a new petition worth signing on behalf of all us British citizens resident abroad,  without the right to vote. https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/200005 Advertisements

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Latest on Votes for Life – Overseas Electors Bill

Brian Cave who over the years has made a leading and major contribution to our campaign for Votes for Life for British citizens resident abroad, has recently written the following letter to Glyn Davies, MP who has tabled an Overseas Electors … Continue reading

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Difficulties in Voting as Overseas Elector in 2017 General Election?

Let us know if you’ve had difficulties similar to British expatriate Dan Almond (who comments below) in trying to vote as an overseas elector in the recent 2017 General Election: “My wife and I live in Italy and have done since Sept … Continue reading

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Why further delay in tabling the “Votes for Life ” Bill?

June Wayland, a British citizen resident outside the UK now for ten years, has recently commented via this blog on the government’s proposed “Votes for Life” Bill and is suspicious as to why it was delayed until after the EU Referendum.  She … Continue reading

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“Britishness” does not expire after 15 years abroad but your Right to Vote currently will!

Marianne Marsh has recently commented from France that ” my Britishness will not expire after 15 years, but it looks as if my rights will”, despite demonstrating her continuing commitment to the UK by travelling together with her husband to … Continue reading

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British Citizens Overseas – Latest on “Votes for Life” Bill

Cat Smith Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities, Shadow Minister for Voter Engagement and Youth Affairs, Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons: “To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to A democracy that works for … Continue reading

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Brexit: Seven EU – UK Trade Options

This interesting article by Jonathan Peel, who is a member of the EU Employers Group as well as a Business & Trade Consultant, addresses the complexity of any final EU – UK trade deal. The final outcome might well be … Continue reading

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