- EU-UK talks: two areas of contention on citizens’ rights
Reports about a dinner at 10 Downing Street with the EU Commission Brexit negotiating team revealed a number of areas of disagreement between the EU and the UK. One of them is how to deal with citizens’ rights.
5th May 2017
- Brexit: three categories of people at risk you haven't heard about
Increasing number of enquiries from the UK to a legal service about EU citizenship and free movement rights highlight issues of concern.
17th April 2017
- Citizens’ rights and EU trade agreements: where is the best match?
Possible trade arrangements between the UK and the EU have been discussed at length since the EU referendum. But little has been said about citizens' rights: what are the options available for the future?
13th April 2017
- 12 ways to know your EU rights and have them respected
How to know which EU rights apply to you and what to do if they are not respected? 12 places to get started.
10th April 2017
- Citizens rights groups want two Brexit deals
Groups representing EU nationals living in the UK and Brits in other EU countries call on Brexit negotiators to agree upon two deals. One of them is to safeguard their acquired rights.
21st March 2017
- After parliament vote expatriates face 2 years of uncertainty
The UK parliament passed the bill giving the Prime Minister the powers to start the Brexit process. An amendment to preserve EU citizens rights was rejected.
14th March 2017
- Brexit committee seeks guarantees for expatriates and reform of permanent residence
The House of Commons Brexit committee said the government should make a unilateral decision to safeguard the rights of EU citizens resident in the country.
5th March 2017
- EU parliament discusses application of free movement rights in the UK
The European parliament discusses whether the UK is restricting the rights of EU citizens to reside in Britain.
1st March 2017
- Permanent Residence and the power of bureaucracy
The procedure to obtain the UK permanent residence card casts a light on the power of bureaucracy to create unexpected vulnerabilities.
22nd February 2017
- Brits fighting in courts to keep EU rights
Fair Deal for Expats, an organisation set up in France to defend the rights of British people living in other EU countries, joined as interveners in the Supreme Court Brexit case.
29th January 2017
- Fate of expatriates: a common cause with different problems
What will happen to pensions, access healthcare and the ability to establish business in EU countries after Brexit? The discussion at a parliamentary committee.
22nd January 2017
- EU nationals in Aberdeen: another call for clarity on their status post-Brexit
A visit of the Brexit parliamentary committee to Aberdeen in December revealed to which extent EU nationals are part of the local economy and led to another call for clarity on their future status in the country.
15th January 2017
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