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MIGRANT DOMESTIC WORKERS
Over a Million UK residents have no right to vote in the UK. We believe everyone should have a democratic voice. No matter where they are from.
Join The Voice of Domestic Workers and Migrant Democracy Project to add your voice.
Whether you can vote or not.
You can make your voice heard with us.
Let's empower one another and everyone around us to actively participate in politics, shaping a fairer immigration system, and walking together on a journey to democracy for all
WHO CAN CURRENTLY VOTE?
The Elections Act explained
The Elections Act has changed voting eligibility:
Only EU citizens who have entered the UK by December 2020 will automatically continue having the right to vote in local elections in England and Northern Ireland.
EU citizens who entered the UK from 2021 onwards will only have the right to vote in local elections in England and Northern Ireland if their country of origin has secured bilateral voting rights agreements with the UK.
So far, only POLAND, LUXEMBOURG, PORTUGAL, and SPAIN have secured these agreements.
These changes do not affect EU citizens in Scotland and Wales as every resident has the right to vote in local elections and devolved national elections using a residence-based voting rights system implemented in the two nations.
Note these changes have not been implemented yet and will not affect the local elections on May 2024