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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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