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Voting Rights: British Nationals Abroad

Question for Deputy Prime Minister

UIN 214117, tabled on 10 November 2014

To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, what steps the Government is taking in response to the European Commission's recommendation to extend overseas voting rights for UK citizens living in EU countries beyond 15 years.

Answered on

20 November 2014

The Government is keeping the current 15 year time limit for all UK citizens living overseas under consideration. There are no plans to change the law at the present time.

Answered by

Deputy Prime Minister