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Government’s handling of #DeniedMyVote scandal similar to Windrush, say campaigners

A leading pro-EU campaign group is stepping up calls for a public inquiry into the #DeniedMyVote scandal, following fears that over a million EU citizens in the UK were deprived of a say in May’s European Parliament elections.

EU citizens' voting rights: ministers accused of ‘shocking complacency’ - Lisa O'Carroll, The Guardian, 4 June 2019

The government has been accused of “shocking complacency” over the European election voting rights controversy as new data revealed that as few as one in 10 EU citizens were able to cast their vote in some areas of Britain.

Greek elections

The centre-right has regained power in Greece after a sweeping general election victory. The conservatives captured 39.8 per cent of the vote and 158 seats in the 300-member parliament, while Syriza, the leftwing party of Alexis Tsipras, took 31.5 per cent and gained 86 seats.

Brexit: a Green Card to say in Europe - La Repubblica

During a ceremony hosted in the offices of the European Commission in Berlin on 3 June, Roger Casale, a former Labour MP and founder of the pro-EU New Europeans movement, received Schwarzkopf Europe from the hands of Martin Schulz, former President of the European Parliament Award.

One million EU citizens were deprived of vote in UK’s European elections - Euractiv

New evidence suggests the Conservative government in the United Kingdom systematically disenfranchised more than one million EU citizens and Brits abroad.

Campaigners warn there must be European elections if Brexit deadline is extended

In a statement to the House of Commons, Prime Minister Theresa May has told MPs that she is prepared to countenance an extension to the date when the UK leaves the EU if there is no pa

Labour edges closer to calling for public vote on the final deal

The last ship has already sailed that can reach Japan from Britain by Brexit day. Any delay and the cargo may be subject to import tariffs. Time is running short if the UK is to avoid a no deal Brexit, writes Roger Casale, former Labour MP and founder and CEO of New Europeans

Watford Mayor to speak at Brexit & You session for EU nationals

EU nationals living in Watford can find out more about their rights after Brexit at an information session. Watford borough councillors, Elected Mayor Peter Taylor and solicitor Christopher Benn will answer questions at Brexit & You, an event organised by New Europeans.

European Green Card proposed as solution

A proposal for a “European green card” that would prove and maintain EU free movement rights for Britons, and for EU citizens living in the UK, after Brexit is gathering momentum.

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