Our advocacy team burned the midnight oil last night as they raced to prepare a thorough review of the draft Withdrawal Agreement (WA). At the last minute, the publication of the agenda for today’s technical meeting in Brussels included Citizens’ Rights and it was imperative that the detail was available to both sides of the negotiation. Continue reading Draft Withdrawal Agreement – BiE comments
The EU published its draft for the Withdrawal Agreement on Feb 22, 2018. It can be read in full here. Articles 8-35 cover citizens’ rights.
On March 6, 2018, British in Europe circulated draft high-level legal comments regarding these elements of the document in preparation for the European Council meeting on March 9. Continue reading Detailed analysis of draft Withdrawal Agreement
Jane Golding, Fiona Godfrey and Christopher Chantrey represented British in Europe, and specifically the many British living in France, when they attended a meeting at the Assemblée Nationale in Paris. They were joined by French national Anne-Laure Donskoy who represented the views of the3million. Continue reading BiE visit the Assemblée Nationale
Brexpats – Hear our Voice, a British in Europe coalition partner, have been part of a successful campaign in the Netherlands led by Jolyon Maugham QC. Continue reading Brexpats take case to CJEU
Today, citizens groups the3million and British in Europe are meeting with Guy Verhofstadt and the European Parliament to remind them of their previous commitments to protect the lives of five million citizens. During a live Facebook stream at 10.30am (CET) they will discuss the unresolved issues including the right to form families, continue to work using their qualifications and to register without the threat of deportation. Continue reading Joint Report ahead of Phase 2
The UK and EU 27 have failed to protect the rights of 4.5 mn British people living in Europe and EU nationals living in the UK according to leading citizens’ rights campaign group British in Europe. Continue reading Response to ‘Sufficient Progress’ report