migrants from outside the EU will be entitled to vote in May's local and
national elections, according to the Daily
The migrants from
Commonwealth countries, dependent territories and the Republic of Ireland – none of whom are citizens here – have
gained voting rights from a law passed in 1918.
grants citizens from almost 50 Commonwealth countries, British Dependent Territories and the Republic of Ireland the right to vote in local and general
elections because – in 1918 – they were classed as “British subjects”.
If they are
resident at a UK address, they can play a key role in
deciding who wins council seats in England, as well as control of the Scottish and
Around the same
number of migrants from EU countries will also be able to vote in local and
European elections, though not the General Election.
need to be raised now, as to the rules governing these migrants, such as how
long they have had to be resident. For instance can a Commonwealth migrant or an
EU national turn up to a pre-arranged address and claim voting rights and go
home the following day?.
many have been pre-registered on the voting register before they arrive?
we going to be flooded by socialist supporters from across Europe to tilt the balance in
are the Electoral Commission rules on migrant voters.?
you see strangers arriving in your constituency, new Immigrants arriving in the
next few weeks, or an influx of EU citizens who are asking questions about the
polling stations, and have reasonable cause to suspect that they are only here
for the voting report it to the Electoral Commission, Immigration authorities,
the Police or email me.
– Destroying Britain from the inside out.