Tag Archives: UKvoting

Brexit High Court hearing in legal action over expats exclusion

7 April 2016 Brexit High Court hearing in legal action over expats exclusion The High Court has agreed to hear arguments in the legal challenge against the UK Government over its decision to exclude up to 2 million British people … Continue reading

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Private Member’s Bill on Overseas Voting

Very important news from Brian Cave, a long term promoter of the Votes for Life campaign, via David Rosemont, a member of one of the SY2E aliance’s groups: Friends, I have just received the following information from a private contact. … Continue reading

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Shout for Democracy

Parliamentary petition to Implement Votes for Life legislation before EU referendum Posted on Facebook by Lyn Pigney:- If you, like me and my family, all UK Citizens then as now, have decided to move across La Manche to live, I think … Continue reading

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Democracy – whichever way you vote

Parliamentary petition to Implement Votes for Life legislation before EU referendum Britons will shortly be voting to say whether Britain should remain a member of the EU. Well, a lot of them will. The ones resident in the UK (perhaps even … Continue reading

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Votes for Life – Petitioning Parliament to remove 15yr limit on Democracy for UK Citizens

Petitioning Parliament – Implement Votes for Life legislation before EU referendum It is estimated that of the 5 million UK citizens of voting age who live outside the UK, 1 million are disenfranchised by the current 15 year limit on … Continue reading

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Impact of Brexit good reason to vote?

Originally posted on Votes for Expat Brits blog:
From the standpoint of repealing the 15-year-rule for expats, the impact of a Brexit should provide a clear example (certainly for those resident within the EU) of the importance of British citizens not already excluded by this rule to make sure that they…

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Disenfranchisement

Geoffrey Clinton-Brown introduced a private members bill to abolish the 15 year limit Overseas Voting on 3rd December 2014. The second reading of the bill will be on 6th March 2015 although to be succesful it will need cross-party support. Similar amendments to … Continue reading

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