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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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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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Franchise for all British Expats in the EU is not rigging the Referendum!

The consequences of a Brexit for the 2 million or so British citizens living within the rest of the  European Union (EU), as well as the impact on the UK should they be forced to return, remain unclear. However, many … Continue reading

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EU Ref. Bill 18 Nov: Defeat of Lords’ Amendment to include all EU-Resident British Expats

Unfortunately the amendment moved by Baroness Miller (LD) to include in the franchise for the EU Referendum Bill  all EU-resident British expatriates,  was defeated at the Report Stage debate in the House of Lords on the 18th November, Peers voting 214 – … Continue reading

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British Expats: Lobby Peers Before 18th Nov. Report Stage of EU Referendum Bill

The Report Stage of the EU Referendum Bill takes place in the House of Lords from Wednesday 18 November.   It is understood that Baroness Miller (Lib Dem) will then (re)introduce an amendment to give all British Citizens in the EU a vote … Continue reading

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EU Referendum Bill: Lords’ Committee Stage Debate 2nd October

Peers argued the case yesterday afternoon in the House of Lords for a proposed amendment to the European Referendum Bill seeking to give the right to vote in the referendum to all UK citizens living in other EU member states. http://www.itv.com/news/2015-11-02/lords-argue-five-million-brits-living-abroad-should-get-a-vote-in-the-eu-referendum/ Although the … 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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