Tag Archives: 2015 General Election

Brexit Impacts 2 Million Expat Brits as well!

Two million UK citizens working abroad could become illegal immigrants overnight if Britain were to leave the European Union , former attorney general Dominic Grieve has warned in this Guardian article. Presumably the extract below from  his article refers to the … Continue reading

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Impact of Brexit good reason to vote?

From the standpoint of repealing the 15-year-rule for expats, the impact of a Brexit should provide a clear example (certainly for those resident within the EU) of the importance of British citizens not already excluded by this rule to make sure that they do register and vote in the 7th May, 2015 general … Continue reading

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Registered Overseas Voter ? Make sure you also have an Absent Vote!

Once registered as an overseas voter on https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote , it is essential that you also set up an absent vote to be able to vote in the UK Parliamentary elections on 7th May, 2015. Links to the the required application forms are provided below. … Continue reading

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Friday 6 March 2015 Deadline for Overseas Voters (15 Year Rule) Bill

Jane Golding of our Votes for Expat Brits campaign team has prepared the important message below for all friends of the campaign today to make a last push re. the 2nd reading this week of The Overseas Voters (15 Year Rule) Bill. With … Continue reading

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Cross-Party Expat Support for Right to Vote

According to Lorraine Hardy, the Costa Blanca-based Labour International secretary, in urging those UK expats who are still eligible to vote in the 2015 general election to make sure they register soon on http://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote , “there is cross-party support from … Continue reading

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British Expatriates “Eggs in EU Referendum Omelette?

Here’s one of the conclusions in this EU Law Analysis  by Steve Peers: What happens to British expatriates if the UK leaves the EU? “Usually, patriots and nationalists are concerned about the plight of their fellow citizens living abroad. One … 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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