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Voting Rights: British Nationals Abroad

Question for Deputy Prime Minister

UIN 214234, tabled on 11 November 2014

To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, if he will extend the overseas voting rights to UK citizens living in EU countries to 25 years; and if he will make a statement.

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