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Forum: Spain
Yesterday, 3:46 pm
Replies: 1,582
Views: 158,443
Posted By dougal03

Re: Gibraltar 2

For those that are prepared to break the rules there could be a similar situation arising in Malta.That is,if the UK Govn.could make up it,s mind whether that country is on the Green list or...
Forum: Spain
May 6th 2021, 8:28 am
Replies: 1,582
Views: 158,443
Posted By dougal03

Re: Gibraltar 2

When you say Spanish residents,do you mean resident in Gib. or Spain? Every country should be helping other nations in this pandemic.Well done Gibraltar.
May 5th 2021, 3:57 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By dougal03

Re: Scotland,Land of the Free for all

You have to be daft to believe most of the freebies on offer with any Party.I left Spain only in early February.At that point it seemed apparent to me that Scotland would be welcome in the EU but my...
Forum: Spain
May 5th 2021, 2:23 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,078
Posted By dougal03

Re: 15 year limit for ex-pats.

Perhaps a number of those posting in agreement of the 15 year limit,are holiday owners?
Forum: Spain
May 4th 2021, 6:21 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,078
Posted By dougal03

Re: 15 year limit for ex-pats.

To reply to Fred,yes I now have my voting paper to be used this thursday.However I was not allowed to vote in the Brexit referendum which for all of us had a greater impact on our lives than people...
Forum: Spain
May 3rd 2021, 5:32 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,078
Posted By dougal03

Re: 15 year limit for ex-pats.

There wasn´t a 15 year limit for right to vote when we emigrated.In fact I used a proxy vote & was always in touch with that person .And Fred,sometimes people return to UK ,as I did,because of ...
Forum: Spain
May 3rd 2021, 4:46 pm
Replies: 115
Views: 3,657
Posted By dougal03

Re: British Citizens Can No Longer Move to Spain Unless.....

Dearie me,if the number of retirees does diminish just think what that will do for the state of the NHS in Britain.It´s already being held together by charity,Look how many people are performing...
Forum: Spain
May 3rd 2021, 2:50 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,078
Posted By dougal03

Re: 15 year limit for ex-pats.

Of course you can change your mind,look how we get different results often from one election to another.And when you disenfranchise thousands of your Nationals from voting as was done for the...
Forum: Spain
May 3rd 2021, 2:38 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,358
Posted By dougal03

Re: Emigration to Spain

Sorry Rotor,I can also echo the views of others on here,particularly Chipmonk´s.My family were in Alicante province ,in business,before Spain joined the EU.Perhaps you would not believe the poverty...
Forum: Spain
May 3rd 2021, 11:36 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,078
Posted By dougal03

Re: 15 year limit for ex-pats.

It´s not only about financial affairs.I am English by birth but my spouse was Scottish & we moved quite a bit between countries.My grandchildren are Scottish,Welsh & Spanish & I want them to have a...
Forum: Spain
May 2nd 2021, 3:23 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,078
Posted By dougal03

15 year limit for ex-pats.

Unfortunately I am no longer in Spain.But in the UK we have the upcoming elections &,hurrah,I now can have a vote again after being denied this in the Brexit referendum whilst resident in an EU...
May 2nd 2021, 2:13 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By dougal03

Re: Is it possible to be a British citizen without a NINO?

Hi, I returned to UK in Feb.of this year after many years abroad,previously had had a business in both UK & Spain but now retired.I had a real struggle to open a Bank account back in UK which...
Apr 22nd 2021, 3:12 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By dougal03

Re: Scotland,Land of the Free for all

No,no,the repairs contracts for the free potholes that may be on offer will not be given to party donors as,it is rumoured,that the cost has been taken into consideration already.Probably only been...
Apr 21st 2021, 8:26 am
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By dougal03

Re: Scotland,Land of the Free for all

It´s many years since I voted in UK & scotland has a 2 tier system as well.Maybe a Scot is better informed than myself.Anyone on here who can give us a an opinion?
Apr 20th 2021, 2:22 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,294
Posted By dougal03

Re: sTROKE

Much missed on here,Scot.As you can see,we all send our best wishes & NOBODY cares about your spelling,just keep on posting is all that matters.
Apr 19th 2021, 3:43 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By dougal03

Re: Scotland,Land of the Free for all

You could be right about that Robin1234.By the time I got to that bit,I think I was so bemused that all I could reckon was that it didn´t matter too much as we would all be so much better...
Apr 18th 2021, 1:03 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By dougal03

Scotland,Land of the Free for all

As a recent new arrival to Scotland from abroad,I have been following the programmes on British TV for the May elections in both England & Scotland.Have I indeed relocated to a promised Utopia?...
Apr 14th 2021, 8:47 am
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By dougal03

Re: Covid vaccination UK

Like you,BEVS,I have had a lot of vaccines in the past as I was in the RAF & you got everything ,often on the same day,just in case you were on an immediate posting to a faraway place.I wasn´t...
Apr 13th 2021, 12:05 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By dougal03

Covid vaccination UK

I was unsure if I would still be in Spain for the full doses of the vaccine so waited until I was back in UK.When I went for this,it was Astra Zenica only,I was giiven a form from my Group Surgery to...
Forum: Spain
Apr 10th 2021, 3:24 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 1,368
Posted By dougal03

Re: Hiring a van and removal companies UK to Spain

I was moving my belongings with a licensed Removal firm but from Spain into UK,in February this year.I can only assume there will be as much paperwork as I had to provide whichever way goods are...
Forum: Spain
Apr 8th 2021, 4:41 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 686
Posted By dougal03

making a will after Brexit

In the past it was allowed to state that we wanted British legistation to be used when writing a will in Spain.After Brexit,do you think that we shall still be allowed to do this or,as a non-EU...
Forum: Spain
Apr 6th 2021, 3:13 pm
Replies: 154
Views: 9,085
Posted By dougal03

Re: Border Control

I returned to UK in late January.My British passport was stamped by Border Force on entry to UK.So British Nationals passports ARE stamped when arriving in our own country as well as arrival in Spain.
Forum: Spain
Apr 5th 2021, 10:05 am
Replies: 19
Views: 748
Posted By dougal03

Re: Reliable and safest way to exchange and transfer money from UK to Spain

I used Currencies Direct.Have done transfers both ways.It was handy in my area whilst in Spain as they had a local l office that I could go into & speak directly to a human being face to face.One of...
Forum: Spain
Apr 4th 2021, 2:30 pm
Replies: 1,582
Views: 158,443
Posted By dougal03

Re: Gibraltar 2

I come from a British Naval port & I´m not sure that HM Navy still has a gunboat left.
Forum: Spain
Apr 4th 2021, 2:20 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 2,653
Posted By dougal03

Re: UK to Spain customs clearance documents

I returned to UK in early February from Spain when a whole sheaf of new documentation was required by British Customs because Britain is out of EU so I imagine similar for coming into Spain,My move...
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