A vote: promises, promises…and patience


EXPATS calling for a ‘vote for life’ and the chance of a voice in future UK elections have been advised to be patient in the wait for their “fundamental” right to be heard.
An existing and controversial 15-year rule continues to enforce a law stating emigrating British citizens no longer have the opportunity to cast a ballot after the long-standing deadline – but the government has underlined a “commitment” for change.

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