Getting the Chinese Vote

Getting the Chinese Vote

The British Chinese Register to Vote (The BC Register to Vote) campaign reaches out to London Chinatown on Sunday 13th April 2008.

About 30% of the British Chinese community, often referred to as the ‘silent minority’, are not on the UK electoral register. In a bid to reverse voter apathy within the community ‘BC Register to Vote’ is being organised by Get Active UK, a working title that encompasses all the activities run by The Integration of British Chinese into Politics (the BC Project) and its various partners.

The campaign wishes to highlight the low awareness of politics among the British Chinese community; to encourage those eligible to vote but not on the electoral register to get registered; to help people make a real difference on issues affecting themselves and their communities on a daily basis by getting their voices heard through voting.
With the strong support of the House of Lords, House of Commons and Ministers, the event will be attended by various Chinese community groups and MPs. Volunteers from the BC Project and friends will be at the Pagoda in Newport Place, London Chinatown between 12noon and 4pm to help people through the registration process and answer queries.
For further information, please contact

Mei Wong

The BC Project – Get Active UK
171 Wardour Street
London W1F 8WS
mwong@bcproject.org.uk
07775 638613
www.getactive.uk.com
www.bcproject.org.uk

Region: All
Start Date: 13/04/2008
End Date: 13/04/2008
Start Time: 12:00
Venue: London Chinatown Pagoda
Venue Address: Newport Place
Website: http://www.getactive.uk.com
Press Tickets: Not Available
Sponsorship: Not Available
 
Press Tickets:
Name: Mei Wong
Phone: 07775 638613