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
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.
For the five million citizens whose status is most directly affected by Brexit, the Costa amendment in the House of Commons last week asking for the ring-fencing of their rights was an enormous victory. Through intensive lobbying, the3million and British in Europe received the unanimous backing of the UK Parliament to push for legally guaranteeing citizens’ rights in the event of a no deal. Now we are asking the EU27 to do the same. Continue reading The Next Steps in British in Europe’s Campaign for Ring-fencing
There’s potentially some good news but we need your help – in writing a short letter to your MP – to make sure it happens. Continue reading The Costa Amendment
Jeremy Morgan and Kalba Meadows from the British in Europe steering team gave evidence in the UK at the public bill committee which is scrutinising the Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill. This is the bill that passed its second reading a couple of weeks ago so is now in committee stage. Watch their evidence session:
Following the voting down of the draft deal in the UK Parliament, the3million and British in Europe have written to President Tusk and the EU Heads of States this morning. Continue reading Letter to President Tusk & Heads of State
Following Theresa May’s recent speech, we took the opportunity to once again write to her… Continue reading Letter to Theresa May – 21 Nov 18
Fourteen months after our last lobby in Parliament, nearly two and a half years since the referendum and a mere hundred and forty-four days before Brexit, British in Europe and our friends the3million returned to Westminster on November 5 to convince British politicians that the lives of five million people should not be treated as bargaining chips and that the present (albeit deficient) Withdrawal Agreement should be ring-fenced to give us some kind of certainty about our futures. Continue reading The Westminster Mass Lobby