Category Archives: EU Level

Analysis of France’s No Deal legislation

Earlier this year, France published legislation that will take effect should the UK leave the EU without a Withdrawal Agreement. Citizens’ rights were included in this ordonnance and the subsequent decree. We take a look at the differences between what is included in the French legislation and what has been agreed in the Withdrawal Agreement. There are considertable differences.

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Two days of intensive lobbying in Brussels

The BiE advocacy team were in Brussels (23-24 July 2019) with our friends from the3million to push for the ring-fencing of citizens rights whilst in London the Conservative Party elected a new prime minister. In his first few days, PM Johnson already seems to have set a crash course with the European Union, which will probably end in a No Deal and a general election (or perhaps the other way around). Continue reading Two days of intensive lobbying in Brussels

FIONA GODFREY MAKES AN IMPASSIONED PLEA TO PROTECT CITIZENS’ RIGHTS

Imagine the scene — a modern conference room in the sprawling office complex of Berlaymont, a building which Brexiters love to imagine as the pulsating heart of the Evil Empire. A delegation of well-intentioned British parliamentarians is meeting the urbane and competent EU lead Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, to discuss citizens’ rights for Europeans in the UK and Britons in the UK. Continue reading FIONA GODFREY MAKES AN IMPASSIONED PLEA TO PROTECT CITIZENS’ RIGHTS

Make your vote count in the European Elections

YOUR VOTE IN THE EUROPEAN ELECTIONS 

We are still EU citizens with our full political rights and can still vote in the European elections – make your vote count in these critical elections

Unless the UK Parliament passes a deal to leave the EU before 22 May, UK nationals will be able to vote and stand in the elections for the European Parliament held at the end of May. Continue reading Make your vote count in the European Elections

Fiona Godfrey speech

Co-chair Fiona Godfrey was invited to take part in the GUE/NGL debate:
DEAL OR NO DEAL?  WHO WILL protect CITIZENS’ RIGHTS?

Fiona spoke as part of the morning panel on Deal or no deal: which are the rights for EU and non EU citizens? alongside Anne-Laure Donsky, co-founder of the3million.

Listen as she lays out the reality of no-deal for British citizens living in the EU and the effect it is having on peoples’ lives with only 24 days to go.