When the election was declared, British in Europe wrote to each party leader explaining how they can support British citizens living in the EU. We have had no responses but are pleased to see Votes For Life reaching the Lib Dem manifesto. Continue reading Letters to Party Leaders
On 28 August Jeremy Morgan and Mireille Pouget of the3million met Ben Macpherson, the Scottish Government Minister for Europe, to discuss citizens’ rights for EU citizens in Scotland and Britons in Europe. The Scottish government has been open to the problems both of EU citizens living there and of Scottish (and other UK) citizens in the EU. The meeting was productive and Ben promised to follow up on several points.
Read his detailed response HERE.
Jeremy Morgan QC, vice-chair of British in Europe was invited to present evidence to the House of Lords EU Justice Committee on 22 October 2019. Given the scope of the committee, the evidence he provided was focused on the areas that are in the gift of the UK: Continue reading Jeremy Morgan gives evidence to House of Lords committee
British in Europe have written to the Prime Minister to remind him of the promises made during the Leave campaign and that his Ministers’ language and policies matter…. Continue reading Open letter to the Prime Minister Boris Johnson
If you have not registered to vote in the UK and you’ve been living out of the UK for less than 15 years – you CAN still vote! Continue reading Get Ready to Vote!
The UK Government’s announcement that it is to continue healthcare funding for S1 holders for just 6 months was top of the agenda for the meeting between members of BiE’s advocacy team and the Foreign Office Minister of State Chris Pincher yesterday evening (23 September). Continue reading BiE meets with Foreign Office Minister of State Chris Pincher
On Wednesday 3 July 2019, five representatives from British in Europe gave evidence to the House of Commons Select Committee on Exiting the EU headed by Hilary Benn MP. This was supported by comprehensive written evidence. Continue reading BiE give evidence to Exiting the EU Select Committee
Today we are pleased to see that our recent meeting with Secretary of State Steve Barclay (below) has resulted in a clearly worded letter to Michel Barnier requesting the ringfencing of our rights in the case of no deal. Continue reading Letter to Michel Barnier from Steve Barclay
This week we wrote to all candidates standing for the Conservative party leadership reminding them of their responsibility to the 5 million citizens who have no guarantees of a secure future: Continue reading Open letter to all candidates for the Conservative Party leadership
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#DeniedMyVote Legal challenge Continue reading #DeniedMyVote – the next steps