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Abroad at Eighty

Abroad at Eighty

The future for The British Citizen if the vote should fall for Brexit.

April 6, 2016 by Brian Cave

The Prime Minister speaks forcibly to The Telegraph. Read https://goo.gl/fWpvUK   Mr.Cameron in the above speaks of Trade.  What is written below is from the viewpoint of a Citizen who… Read more…

April 1, 2016 by Brian Cave

British Pensioners in Europe and beyond – An Analysis. The emigration of pensioners to Europe and beyond.                                           Of  the 12,955,300 Citizens who receive the UK State Pension, by… Read more…

If Britain leaves the EU ?

September 17, 2015 by Brian Cave

I was sent a copy of an article in the September edition of The Central Brittany Journal (www.thecbj.com) by James Bell – “So what happens if Britain leaves the EU?”… Read more…

Categories: Europe, Voting & Democracy

I WONDER WHY? a verse from a Pensioner

March 13, 2015 by Brian Cave

I Wonder Why? I wonder why, as we grow old.                                        … Read more…

BRITS ABROAD _ Get your voice heard!

October 21, 2014 by Brian Cave

Brits abroad: get your voice heard! Register to vote now, on www.gov.uk/register-to-vote We British expats often feel neglected by our home country. We’re proud to be British, we have strong… Read more…

Migration of British Pensioners to Europe and the World

August 31, 2014 by Brian Cave

Movement of BritishState Pensioners to other EU  STATES and other countries of the world The first Chart below shows the increase of  British State Pensioners who moved to other States… Read more…

Taxation of UK sourced Income

July 30, 2014 by Brian Cave

The Taxation of UK sourced income. This concerns you if you are not resident for tax purposes in the UK and ….. You have income from Britain such as rents… Read more…

Voting in a French Village

March 23, 2014 by Brian Cave

 Voting for the local Council – Where Citizens are respected. Posters for the two parties March 23rd 2014   A cold day for the end of March.  Snow fell to… Read more…

One Up! two to Follow? Let’s Party!

March 13, 2014 by Brian Cave

The Liberal Democratic Party appear to be ahead in favouring votes for the British Citizens in Europe. They have adopted a policy to recognise the Rights of all British Citizens… Read more…

Britons Abroad in Brussels – EU Commission

September 9, 2013 by Brian Cave

Brussels 5th September 2013 A delegation of Britons Abroad meet with Mme Viviane Reding, Vice President of the European Union and Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship.    I was… Read more…