Expats to be allowed to vote in British parliament elections for life

Expats to be allowed to vote in British parliament elections for life
 

There is currently a 15-year time limit on British citizens who live abroad registering as overseas electors.
But the Government's proposed changes would give all eligible British citizens who have lived in the UK a lifelong right to vote in parliamentary elections.
Minister for the Constitution Chris Skidmore said: "British citizens who move abroad remain a part of our democracy and it is important they have the ability to participate.
"Following the British people's decision to leave the EU, we now need to strengthen ties with countries around the world and show the UK is an... read more

 
7 October 2016 in Regional West, Views: 34
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