British Nationals Abroad: Voting Rights

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 7th March 2018.

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Photo of Andrew Slaughter Andrew Slaughter Labour, Hammersmith

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether UK embassies in EU 27 countries are making preparations to engage with British citizens overseas in the event that the Overseas Electors Bill is passed into law.

Photo of Alan Duncan Alan Duncan Minister of State

​The Foreign and Commonwealth Office stands ready to support the Electoral Commission in their statutory duty to promote electoral registration among British citizens overseas, including if the Overseas Electors Bill is passed into law.

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