The Cabinet Office said the right to vote in UK elections for Commonwealth citizens who live in the country "reflects our close historical ties with Commonwealth countries."
A Cabinet Office spokesman said: "Excluding Commonwealth citizens would be a significant step and would require careful consideration.
"Parliament has previously taken the view that these rights should not be changed."
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