This post was originally published on the UK in a Changing Europe Website. It first appeared online 23rd February 2018. Today, the Overseas Electors’ Bill 2017-19 will receive its second reading...
Category: Overseas vote
Project lead Michaela appeared on the BBC’s Sunday Politics Wales programme to discuss the Overseas Electors Bill currently moving through UK parliament. Here’s a clip of her contribution. You can...
In this long read, Michaela, Chantelle and Katherine reflect on what the debate about the overseas electors bill tells us about how UK citizens living overseas are understood and imagined by parliamentarians.
Take a listen to Episode 19 of the Brexit Brits Abroad podcast, in which Dr Michaela Benson and Chantelle Lewis discuss who cares about UK citizens living in the EU27.
Read Dr Michaela Benson and Chantelle Lewis’ analysis of the Overseas Electors’ Bill 2017-2019. In this article for UK in a Changing Europe, they address what the vote for life means for British democracy and electoral representation.
Last week, the second reading of the Overseas’ Electors Bill 2017-2019 was held in the House of Commons. You can watch a full recording of the discussion.
Should the British abroad have the right to vote in the United Kingdom? With General Election 2017 getting closer day by day, Michaela speaks with Dr. Susan Collard about overseas voting, the vote for life and political disenfranchisement.