Conservatives Abroad News

The new global FCO team.

Following the recent Ministerial reshuffle, the FCO have now allocated regional responsibility to its Ministerial team.


The Rt Hon Dominic Raab MP

• Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

• First Secretary of State

Bilateral Voting Rights

Bilateral voting rights

Conservatives Abroad news on bilateral voting rights for British Nationals living in Spain, Portugal and Luxembourg. All the details are in the links – see written statement from Lord Callanan here:

Government delivers on pledge to give British expats Votes for Life

Chairman of Conservatives Abroad Heather Harper MBE said “We have been campaigning long and hard to right the injustice of British expats being disenfranchised from voting after a time limit of 15 years. Today, the government restates commitment to deliver its pledge to scrap the ‘15 year rule’.

Conservatives Abroad Patron knighted in New Year’s Honours

We are delighted to announce that Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP has been knighted for political and public service. Sir Geoffrey is a patron of Conservatives Abroad and a well known champion of voting rights for British citizens living overseas.

Conservatives Abroad Conference Report

This year’s CA conference organised by Heather Harper MBE and the CA management team had record attendance with delegates from around the world.


The general election is on 8 June and there is a clear choice -- strong, stable leadership in the national interest, or a coalition of chaos with Jeremy Corbyn.

Colin Bloom visits CA Cape Town

The Conservative Party's Director of Outreach Colin Bloom visited Conservatives Abroad representatives in Cape Town, South Africa. He was costed by CA representative Philip Engelen at the Cape Town Club.