This petition was submitted during the 2015–2017 Conservative government
Petition Allow legal British permanent residents to vote in referendums after 5 years.
Not everyone living in Britain who meets the citizenship requirements wants to become a British citizen immediately. Permanent residents who have been living and working in the UK for the past 5 years should be afforded the right to vote in a referendum as it pertains to their future as well.
A full list of citizenship requirements can be found at https://www.gov.uk/becoming-a-british-citizen/check-if-you-can-apply
This petition is closed This petition ran for 6 months