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John Nelson

Am hopping mad! GRRRR

20 years in France and already not being able to vote in BREXIT was scandalous!!!

William Beck

Oh how happy we are that you are not able to vote. Voting in UK matters is for those who live their daily life in the UK.
Stay in France for 20 years, then I say, vote in France. France, obviously means far to you than the UK.
Please, do not get 'hopping mad' just enjoy the country of your choice.
William Beck

Mrs  Welsh

If you have chosen to live your life in another country, you cannot expect to have a say in the country you decided to leave behind. That say is for the people who live their life in that country you said farewell to. It is for those who keep the local economy going by using the local greengrocer, butchers, supermarket, drink in the local coffee shops, eat in the local restaurants, keep the libraries open and buses and trains running. Those who are aware of local and national issues on these economies. You have chosen to keep the economy going in your new country of residence. You will have a say there. It would be totally unjust for those who have enjoyed a new life in the sun with benefits not available to those who have stayed and contributed, to have a say which could overturn the way of life of those who actually have to live their daily life here.

Craig McGinty

One thing to remember for many British pensioners in France, is that those with a public sector pension are taxed at source in the UK, but still after 15 years they have no vote.

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