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British Expats’ “Right to Vote” in 2020 General Election
Quoting from an article in The Times of 24th September, 2016 Expats will be given a vote in the 2020 general election : “Millions more Britons living abroad will be entitled to vote in the next general election after Theresa May committed … Continue reading
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
Posted in All EU.Res. Expat Brits in EU.Ref., British Expat franchise not rigging EU Ref., EU Ref: Supreme Court Challenge, Expats in High Court Challenge 16 March 2016, Gov. Response to Petition on EU Ref. Franchise, Harry Shindler Presses PM., Votes for Expats-The Times 28 April 2016 Tagged 15-year-rule, British expatriates, EU Referendum, Harry Shindler 4 Comments
EU Referendum Bill and the European Court of Human Rights
See below the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) Memorandum produced for the European Union (EU) Referendum Bill as introduced in the House of Lords by Baroness Anelay, Minister of State of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, with the following … Continue reading
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EU Referendum Bill – Next Key Date 28th October
The Committee Stage debate on the EU Referendum Bill begins in the House of Lords on the 28th October, 2015. This presents an opportunity for Peers to present and and debate an anticipated amendment to the Bill to extend the vote … Continue reading
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EU Referendum: EU-Resident British Expats React to Exclusion!
Harry Shindler and other impacted EU-resident British expatriate citizens who are currently excluded by the 15-year-rule from voting in UK general elections, are quite rightly concerned (see the sample below of recent comments received) at not being able to vote in the … Continue reading
Harry Shindler: If EU Referendum is not right time to remove 15-year-rule why not?
Harry Shindler was yesterday 25th May on the BBC Radio 4 PM programme, arguing the case for now extending the right to vote in the upcoming EU referendum to all British citizens abroad. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05vx637 In challenging manner and quoting his exchange of … Continue reading
PM: Include “Votes for Life” for British Citizens Abroad in Queen’s Speech!
Our priority now is to hold the Conservative government to its manifesto promise to scrap the 15 year limit on overseas voting. Therefore, every Conservative MP needs to be lobbied e.g. by e-mail before the Queen’s Speech on 27 May (scroll down … Continue reading
Voting Rights Campaigner Harry Shindler presses Prime Minister on 15-year-rule.
Harry Shindler the 93 year old veteran of the WWII Anzio beach-head in Italy in 1944, has again written to the Prime Minister on 11th May, 2015 and pressed him on his Manifesto commitment. Letter to: Rt. Hon David Cameron M.P. Prime … Continue reading
Debate on Low Electoral Registration Rates of British Citizens Abroad.
This link to the Hansard record of the House of Lords debate on 26th November, 2014 concerns the question of the low electoral registration rates of British citizens living overseas. Some selected extracts to quickly illustrate the flavour of the debate … Continue reading
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Disillusioned with British politics? Not Harry Shindler who still wants his right to vote!
PRESS NOTICE Subject: Votes for British Expatriates Date: Monday 1st December, 2014 Place: Room W1 (Off Westminster Great Hall) – House of Commons Time: 2.45 – 3.30 pm Harry Shindler, the Anzio veteran who is resident in Italy and a lifelong campaigner … Continue reading