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Tag Archives: Votes for Life Bill 2015-16
15-Year-Rule badly affects Expat Brits, particularly those impacted by EU Referendum Result.
Let’s hope that the British government is not so diverted by Brexit that its planned “Votes for Life” bill, which will remove the 15-year-limit on our voting rights, fails to become law within the 5-year term of the current parliament … Continue reading
Worst feature of EU Referendum for British Expat!
Extracted from an article “The EU Referendum Decision” by Robin Baker, a British expat living in Paris: “However for me, and I must confess that as an expatriate I am biased in this respect, the worst feature of the referendum … Continue reading
Government’s Response: Extending EU Ref. Voting Rights to All UK Citizens Living Abroad.
It’s not surprising that there is a legal challenge to the changes to the standard franchise for Parliamentary elections for the EU Referendum, when the British Government has responded below (with no justification for such changes) to the petition – “Extend Eu … Continue reading
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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Time to Lobby over British Expat Vote in EU Referendum
This article in The Connexion – Time to lobby over expat vote – is urging British expatriates to lobby peers in the House of Lords to extend the right to vote in the referendum to all Britons who live in the EU: … Continue reading
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EU Referendum Bill Commons Defeat Not Encouraging
The Conservative government’s wafer-thin majority in the Commons allows its “Eurosceptic tail to wag the dog” where the current EU Referendum Bill is concerned, and is not encouraging for those hoping to include the expatriate Votes for Life Bill within the … Continue reading
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EU Referendum and Votes for Life Bills.
The Second Reading of the European Union (EU) Referendum Bill 2015 – 16, takes place in the House of Commons on Tuesday 9th June 2015 and can be viewed live here. A parliamentary briefing paper provides information about the provisions in the … Continue reading