This week we wrote to all candidates standing for the Conservative party leadership reminding them of their responsibility to the 5 million citizens who have no guarantees of a secure future: Continue reading Open letter to all candidates for the Conservative Party leadership
WE’VE DONE IT! £40K RAISED IN 24 HOURS
#DeniedMyVote Legal challenge Continue reading #DeniedMyVote – the next steps
Wow! Thank you! We have reached the total required to scope the project in less than 4 hours. We’re off to do some hard work and will come back to you in the next couple of weeks with the results of the project scoping. At that point we will tell you how much we need to raise to fund any possible action so if you missed this fundraiser, hold onto the thought and be ready for the next.
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EU elections held in the UK on 23 May 2019 have been mired in controversy after UK citizens living in the EU who were eligible to vote never received their postal ballots and EU citizens living in the UK were wrongly turned away from polling stations.
On Monday 29 April, 1039 days after the vote to leave the EU, the3million and British in Europe representatives were invited to meet with Secretary of State, Stephen Barclay. This invitation was initiated by Alberto Costa MP who requested the meeting during PMQs before Easter and he was also present. Jane Golding and Jeremy Morgan represented BiE. Continue reading Meeting with Secretary of State, Steve Barclay
Citizens’ rights groups tell heads of state to save their rights
Citizens’ rights organisations British in Europe and the3million who represent the five million people most directly affected by Brexit demand an immediate end to crippling legal uncertainty in the wake of an agreed extension to the Brexit process until 31 October. Continue reading Save our Rights – stop our uncertainty
Our new campaign has launched to demand the right of all UK residents, and all UK citizens living abroad, to vote in general elections and referendums. The Let Us Vote campaign, launched today by the3million, British in Europe and Another Europe is Possible, is backed by a number of MPs and is expected to snowball after its launch. Continue reading Let Us Vote! Join our new campaign
Responding to British in Europe’s tireless advocacy and requests for clarification on these points, the UK government have issued a policy paper on the rights of UK nationals in the EU. Continue reading Citizens’ Rights – the Government policy paper
Responding to the House of Commons’ third rejection of Prime Minister Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement, Jane Golding, Co-Chair of British in Europe said: Continue reading Rejection of the Withdrawal Agreement
British In Europe response to the Department of Health and Social Care announcement on No Deal Healthcare in the EU
UK Government proposals published just 10 days before Brexit could see thousands of British pensioners, the disabled and other vulnerable Brits on the continent being denied long term healthcare in the event of a no deal Brexit.
Continue reading No Deal Healthcare – the BiE response