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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
Posted in Britishness does not expire after 15 years., Expat Brits Retain Interest in UK Politics, Expats still want Votes for Life!, Gov Commitment on Vote for Life, Reminding Government on "votes for Life" Tagged 15-year-rule, British expatriates, Conservative Party, EU Referendum, Votes for Life Bill 4 Comments
British Expats still want “Votes for Life”!
Continuing to remind the British government not to forget the planned “Votes for Life” legislation, despite the pressures of Brexit , here’s a detailed contribution from Susan Kubitz. Susan is a long-term British expat working with her family in Germany … Continue reading
Posted in Expat Brits Retain Interest in UK Politics, Expats Right to Vote in 2020, Expats still want Votes for Life!, Gov Commitment on Vote for Life, Reminding Government on "votes for Life" Tagged 15-year-rule, British expatriates, EU Referendum, national voting rights, Votes for Life Bill 1 Comment
Reminding the British government not to forget the “Votes for Life” legislation!
Reminding the British government not to forget the planned “Votes for Life” legislation, despite the pressures of Brexit, here are the latest comments on our sign-up poll from British expats on why they deserve the right to vote: Richard Bower … Continue reading
15-Year-Rule badly affects Expat Brits, particularly those impacted by EU Referendum Result.
Let’s hope that the British government is not so diverted by Brexit that its planned “Votes for Life” bill, which will remove the 15-year-limit on our voting rights, fails to become law within the 5-year term of the current parliament … Continue reading
The Brexit Problem for a British Expatriate & Ex-Serviceman
This comment recently posted on our sign-up poll , sums up the impact of the 15-year-rule on a British expatriate & ex-serviceman, particularly the Brexit consequences of the EU referendum in which he had no say but has to live with the … Continue reading
Worst feature of EU Referendum for British Expat!
Extracted from an article “The EU Referendum Decision” by Robin Baker, a British expat living in Paris: “However for me, and I must confess that as an expatriate I am biased in this respect, the worst feature of the referendum … Continue reading
The aftermath of the Brexit vote – the verdict from a derided expert
In his last post as Director of LSE’s Centre for Economic Performance, John Van Reenen gives his verdict on the Brexit campaigns, the media, politicians, and being a derided expert. “The referendum was won on a drumbeat of anti-foreigner sentiment. It’s the same … Continue reading
Reflections on Brexit – 4. The Rude Awakening!
Following the EU Referendum vote in favour of “Leave” and in the fourth of his Brexit articles – Reflections on Brexit 4 – The rude awakening – British expatriate Michael Carberry writes: “What could have caused such a debacle?” “Cameron … Continue reading
The 15-year-limit on Overseas Voting Rights – following the EU Referendum.
Brian Cave, a lead campaigner in our “Votes for expat Brits” team, has received from the Cabinet Office the response below (to read the file it’s better to save and then rotate view) to his recent enquiry on overseas voting … Continue reading
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