This petition was submitted during the 2015–2017 Conservative government
Rejected petition Uphold All the actual rights UK citizens, in their chosen place of EU residence.
The EU Referendum Act prevented more people from voting in the recent referendum, than the final "Leave" majority,
It is a clear affront to the Civil Rights of all concerned
The UK government has a duty to uphold the actual rights of those UK citizens. We need a full parliamentary debate.
The High Court rejected the Right of UK Citizens Living in the EU for more than 15 years to vote. This was a clear affront to their Civil Rights.
This petition was rejected
Why was this petition rejected?
It’s not clear what the petition is asking the UK Government or Parliament to do.
The Government has said that it does have plans to change this rule. It's therefore not clear what action you would like the Government to take that is different from what it is already doing.
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