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British Government response to Petition on Right to Vote.

The Government has responded to the petition – “Give all British citizens living abroad the right to vote and dedicated MPs”. Government response: The Government remains committed to introducing ‘votes for life’ ahead of the next scheduled General Election in … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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EU Referendum Outcome : Ladbroke’s Latest Odds – Matthew Goodwin

Thanks to Matthew Goodwin’s (e-mail: m.j.goodwin@kent.ac.uk ) latest round-up of research into Britain’s EU Referendum, here’s a guest post from Matthew Shaddick, head of Political Betting at Ladbrokes: “The polls may be close but the latest odds in the betting market point … Continue reading

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Undecided Voters Could Decide EU Referendum!

In this latest round-up of research into Britain’s EU Referendum by Matthew Goodwin, Professor of Politics, University of Kent & Visiting Fellow Chatham House, voters were presented below with the potential outcome of the Prime Minister’s current renegotiation with the UK’s EU partners, … Continue reading

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Impact of Brexit on 2 Million Expat Brits & Other Major Issues.

Fast forward to 22.50 minutes the BBC Radio 4 podcast below and listen to Jean-Claude Perez, who served for 23 years as Head of Legal Services to the EU Council of Ministers, talking about the implications of a Brexit for … Continue reading

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Euro Weekly News: British Minister of State speaks on Expat EU referendum concerns

“What will happen if the UK decides to leave the European Union after the referendum, and where will it leave us expatriates?” Euro Weekly News put these questions to the Foreign Office, and Minister of State for International Development, the … Continue reading

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