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Remember, Remember the 5th of November

Remember, remember the fifth of November ….. Monday is the day for our lobby of Parliament, preceded by delivery of a letter to Theresa May. The letter will be published on the Facebook group and on Twitter shortly after 12 noon (11am UK time) once it has been delivered to Downing Street. This is an opportunity to convince MPs of the importance of protecting our rights, and to explain to them why and how. We are also aiming for media publicity, in Germany as well as in the UK. How can you help? 1. If not already done, join the E-Lobby. It’s … Continue Reading ››

Open Letter to Theresa May

As part of the Last Mile Lobby, a joint letter to Theresa May was delivered to Downing Street by representatives of the3million, Unison and British in Europe. In it, the groups express their concerns over citizens’ rights of the 5 million citizens affected and ask Mrs. May to join with the EU and meet their commitments to them. Here is a pdf of the full letter and a German translation. Finally here is a Press Release for the German Media. Continue Reading ››

Join the Last Mile Citizens’ e-lobby

The Last Mile Citizens' Lobby is now approaching its climax with the mass lobby in London on 5th November. However whether you are able to attend or not you can still take part in the lobbying activity by writing to your MP. As British in Europe say:

What are we lobbying for?

It’s been over two years since the EU referendum, and as March 2019 draws closer the many months of negotiations might still come to nothing if the EU and the UK don’t reach an agreement on Brexit. Enough is enough – we need the UK government and the EU to honour … Continue Reading ››

Report on the London March on 20th October 2018

Ellie Sellwood reports on the London March which took place on 20th October.

Sunshine, Solidarity and Strength: British in Germany at the People’s Vote March for the Future

British in Germany members traveled from across Germany to march with 670,000 people at the People’s Vote March for the Future on Saturday 20th October. British in Germany and British in Hamburg member Ellie Sellwood reports.

The day began with a gathering of Brits who had traveled from all corners of … Continue Reading ››

The Last Mile Citizens’ Lobby

British in Europe together with the 3million and UNISON are organising a series of event around the UK and Brussels culminating in a march on Westminster on the 5th November. Please follow the news and developments on the British in Europe website, but here are some highlights: Liverpool 25 September:  BiE Chair Jane Golding and Nicolas Hatton of the3million will co-chair a Labour Conference fringe event. She will explode the myth that our rights have been sorted and underline the huge importance of freedom of movement for UKinEU citizens. Birmingham 1 October: Fiona Godfrey … Continue Reading ››

British in Europe writes to the UK and EU Negotiating Teams

You have probably already seen the 2nd Open Letter that British in Europe has written to Dominic Raab in the UK and Michel Barnier in the EU regarding the fate of EU and UK citizens in a "no-deal" Brexit scenario. If you haven't, please take time to take a look now. Maybe you could bring it to the attention of your UK MP or your MEP in Brussels. We are also planning to start a grassroots letter writing campaign to MdBs asap so please keep an eye out for that. We only ask that the UK and EU agree to … Continue Reading ››