Etiqueta 'Voting rights'



“Referendums should be a vote for all, not just a small few...”

Jason Moore28/01/2021 12:08


Britons must register at the town hall, but voting rights remain in doubt

"Any future reciprocal voting rights would have to be negotiated bilaterally."

Humphrey Carter18/07/2018 00:00

Voting rights

Snub as UK government fails to deliver on voting-rights promise

Tens of thousands of British expatriates living in the Balearics and across Spain are going to miss out on being able to vote.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/04/2017 00:00


Previous vote registration to be scrapped for foreign resident voting rights

There is renewed commitment by the Cabinet Office to deliver the necessary legislation on foreign-resident voting rights in time for "the next scheduled General Election".

Humphrey Carter02/11/2016 00:00

EU referendum

Why you should vote in the European referendum

Time is moving on for Britons to have a say in the forthcoming referendum on Britain's EU membership, which will potentially affect everyone's lives in both the UK and overseas.

Peter Newey28/03/2016 00:00

Latest headlines

Postman Patricio and The Old Bill: the week in Majorca

Amidst attempts at securing referendum votes for the British diaspora, a "hodge-podge" of a tax and Easter bookings, there were concerns about postal deliveries and talk of the return of the summertime British bobbies.

Monitor20/03/2016 00:00

EU referendum

Expatriates who cannot vote in referendum will be hit most by a Brexit

"Not to allow them to vote on the decision whether the UK remains part of the EU is unlawful."

Humphrey Carter17/03/2016 00:00

EU referendum

High Court could overturn 15-year voting rule for expatriates

Sir Roger Gale, MP for North Thanet in Kent and once a Eurosceptic has spoken up specifically in defence of expatriates.

Humphrey Carter16/03/2016 00:00

EU referendum

An open letter to David Cameron

If Britain leaves the European Union, it could change the daily lives of thousands of British expatriates.

Jason Moore22/02/2016 00:00