On 18 January, the3million and British in Europe sent a joint letter to President Tusk outlining our concerns and expectations for the negotiations ahead.
Continue reading Letter to President Tusk
This is a quick (and non-exhaustive) general summary of the state of play after the phase 1 agreement on citizens’ rights. It’s a mixture of good news, bad news and unfinished business, the balance of which is different for each of us, depending on the particular situation that we are in. Continue reading Where does the December agreement leave me?
Our December newsletter is now available to read in full – just click on the image… Continue reading December newsletter
British in Europe have released three documents today following this morning’s agreement to move to Phase 2. Continue reading Response to EU Council decision
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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
Today’s letter to the Financial Times in full:
Continue reading Letter to Financial Times
Following the fourth round of negotiations, the British in Europe advocacy team prepared a detailed addendum specifically looking at continuing free movement. Continue reading Freedom of Movement – Additional detail
On Monday, 20 November, the British in Europe steering team wrote to every MEP. Ahead of the EUCO summit on 14-15 December and its debate on the progress made in the Brexit negotiations between the UK and the EU27 states, we asked them to familiarise themselves with our concerns. Continue reading Letter to MEPs
It’s been a busy few weeks at British in Europe. Read all about it in our latest newsletter.
Continue reading BiE Newsletter: 17 Nov 17
Following Jane Golding’s oral evidence to the House of Lords EU committee, follow-up evidence on the effect of No Deal has been submitted to the inquiry.
Read in full the House of Lords Written Evidence Continue reading Written Evidence for House of Lords Committee
There is a serious risk of a political stitch-up in December, where progress falling well short of protecting our rights is certified by the EU to be “sufficient”, just so that the sides can move on to discussing trade. If that happens and Citizens Rights are discussed in parallel with trade and other matters, we will be bargaining chips in the full sense of that term. So it is vital to avoid that, and for the same reasons any agreement which is made now must be ring-fenced to prevent it being revisited as part of the trade negotiations. Continue reading Review of Negotiations to date