Briton in France stands against PM Boris Johnson

Candidate William Tobin

‘I don’t want votes – I want right to vote and no Brexit’

A retired physics lecturer from Brittany is standing in Boris Johnson’s constituency in the general election – but does not want any votes.

William Tobin, 66, is standing as an independent in Uxbridge and South Ruislip to highlight what he sees as the injustice of himself and millions of other Britons abroad being denied an election vote due to being overseas for more than 15 years.

His slogan is “Don’t vote for Tobin – let Tobin vote”.

He decided to stand to raise awareness ...

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