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Petition to repeal the 15 year voting rule for British abroad

LanguedocLiving, Sep 16

Hundreds of thousands of British citizens living and working abroad are disenfranchised, unable to vote on issues which affect them directly.

A petition has been launched here. Please sign it if you agree that you should have the right to vote on issues which directly affect you.

Denying a vote to citizens most affected by the decision to leave the European Union was a dereliction of UK democracy. The failure of Parliament was allowing this injustice. The duty is to ensure it never happens again.

How can anyone be confident that their private life will be respected if British citizens find themselves living in EU countries with no clear status and without the protection of the Citizens Directive 2004/38 and all EU acquis (body of EU law) that protects citizens?

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