March 2020

Voting Rights: British Nationals Abroad

They Work For You – Approximately 1.4 million British citizens living overseas have been registered to vote in the UK in the past 15 years and are therefore eligible to register to vote in UK parliamentary elections as overseas electors.

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Strengthening Democracy

They Work For You – In the written statement of 19 March, ‘Postponement of electoral events’ (HCWS174 and HLWS169), the Government outlined its proposals for urgent electoral legislation to postpone forthcoming elections as part of the wider steps to tackle the spread of the coronavirus.

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Elections: Candidates

They Work For You – To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps his Department is taking to (a) support and (b) make it easier for single parents and guardians to stand in elections.

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