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
DENIED YOUR VOTE IN THE EU ELECTIONS IN THE UK? Read this legal guide on how to sue.
If you are one of the many people who was unable to vote in the UK in the EU elections (but not because of the 15 year rule) and would like to consider suing those responsible, look at this guide on how to sue. It was commissioned by British in Europe from Bindmans Solicitors and was paid for from the money raised by crowd funding to investigate possible litigation (as well as a generous helping of Bindmans’ time that was given free). Continue reading #DeniedMyVote – How to Sue
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.
Last week the EU granted the UK another three month extension until 31 January 2020 and the next day, a new general election was announced. Continue reading BiE and the UK General Election: priorities until December
Here at British in Europe we are proud of what we have achieved to date. We are now consulted regularly by both the EU and DExEU and have had influence on the negotiations to date.
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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!
British in Europe, along with our colleagues the3million, were invited to return to the Petitions committee at the European Parliament (PETI) to follow up a submission made in February 2018. Unfortunately, due to work commitments, we were unable to attend in person but instead asked MEP Jude Kirton-Darling to read out a statement on our behalf. Continue reading BiE statement to PETI committee in Brussels