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The Concerns of a British Expat Deprived of his Right to Vote in the EU Referendum.

This latest comment just received on our voting rights (sign-up) poll sums up the concerns of a lot of expat Brits, deprived of their right to vote and to make a difference in the recent EU Referendum: Sean Sullivan – 4 hours … Continue reading

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Reflections on Brexit – 3. A Question of Sovereignty

In the third of his three articles Reflexions on Brexit – 3. A Question of Sovereignty, Michael Carberry writes that: “The exit camp seemed to be the ones with the big ideas  – in particular that by leaving Britain would “regain … Continue reading

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Reflections on Brexit – 2. The Great Delusion

Michael Carberry, a long term British citizen resident abroad in France, does not have the right to vote (due to the 15-year-limit) but is well-qualified to comment (you can view his profile in his first of three articles “The Great Mistake”) on … Continue reading

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Reflections on Brexit – 1. The Great Mistake (A Political Folly! )

Michael Carberry, a long term British citizen resident abroad in France, does not have the right to vote (due to the 15-year-limit) but is well-qualified to comment (see profile below) on the EU Referendum and the possibility of Brexit. We … Continue reading

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Too Much Red Tape is No Reason to leave EU!

The “Vote leave” campaign can now be expected to focus on the sensitive issue of  “uncontrolled immigration” as its main argument for Brexit, with the latest figures on net migration to the UK rising to 333,000 – the second highest on record. Its … Continue reading

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British Expats’ Lawyers take EU Referendum vote challenge to Supreme Court

20 May 2016 Lawyers take EU referendum vote challenge to the Supreme Court Lawyers for two British Citizens banned from voting in the EU referendum as they have lived outside the UK, but within the EU, for over 15 years … Continue reading

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Latest (May 8th) Trend in EU Referendum Polls

See below the latest general trend in the EU Referendum polls from Matthew Goodwin, Professor of Politics at the University of Kent: (via his Twitter account @GoodwinMJ). The current convergence in voting intentions between the  “remain” and “leave” camps, taken together with  the still … Continue reading

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Votes for Expats – The Times, April 28th 2016

Despite the disappointment of the High Court judges rejecting the legal challenge on behalf of  British expatriates excluded from the EU Referendum by the 15 year rule, there was a much more positive and supporting article  “Votes for Expats” in … Continue reading

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Quotas for EU-Based Expat Brits?

If you’re a British expatriate living within the European Union, out of the UK for less than 15 years but not yet registered to vote, shouldn’t the Foreign Secretary’s thoughts  below on the possible impact of a Brexit encourage you to … Continue reading

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EU Referendum: April Polls Tightening – Make Sure You Can Vote!

Here’s the latest assessment of the direction of the polls for the EU Referendum by Matthew Goodwin, Professor of Politics at the University of Kent. That the race between the “Remain” and “Leave” camps has tightened recently is reflected in … Continue reading

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