On 27 August 2018, Edouard Philippe, the French Prime Minister, asked his ministers to begin putting into place contingency plans and enabling legislation in case the UK leaves the EU with no deal, including to ‘facilitate the stay in France of British citizens who are already resident’. You can read the statement here.
The ‘no-deal’ scenario appears to be becoming more likely so we wrote to Dominic Raab in conjunction with the3million regarding teh position of UKinEU and EUinUK. He was then demoted in the negotiation team so we hope he passes it on to Theresa May…
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→
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→
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→