Our colleagues at British in Europe
have been busy reading and interpreting the White Paper published by the UK Government on 12th July, 2018
following the UK Cabinet meeting at Cheques.
Rather than repeat their reactions here, please follow the link to their First Reactions
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With our Freedom of Movement Campaign
in full swing, British in Europe
together with the 3 million
have written to Dominic Raab, the newly installed Brexit Minister following David Davis's resignation
, requesting a meeting to discuss the ongoing issues faced by UK citizens living in the EU and EU citizens living in the UK.
Please find the letter below or click it to download a copy of the PDF.
Today, 6th June, Nicholas Hatton, Co-chair, the3million, Anne Laure Donskoy, Co-chair, the3million, and Barbara Drozdowicz, Chief Executive Officer, East European Resource Centre; Fiona Godfrey, Chair, British Immigrants living in Luxembourg (BRILL), and Deputy Chair of British in Europe, Jane Golding, Co-Chair, British in Germany, and Chair of British in Europe, Michael Harris, Chair, EuroCitizens, Spain, and Kalba Meadows, Founder, Remain in France Together (RIFT), France all met with and provided evidence to the Exiting the European Union Committee in London.
The meeting was divided into two sessions, one covering the situation of EU Citizens in the UK and the second covering … Continue Reading ››
Fiona Godfrey, one of the deputy chairs of British in Europe
and chair of British Immigrants Living in Luxembourg
, spoke today with Reality Check Correspondent Chris Morris on the BBC Radio 4's flagship morning news programme "Today".
Fiona explains how the current situation for working Brits in the EU remains extremely unclear. While it is expected that those currently living in an EU Member State will retain their right to work in the Member State of their residence, those who work cross-border, either physically or virtually, will lose that right unless something new is negotiated.
While … Continue Reading ››
KNOWLEDGE KNOWS NO BOUNDARIES
British citizens resident in European Union countries will be seriously affected by Brexit. Those working in research – whether at universities, public or private research institutes – are particularly vulnerable given the high degree of professional mobility that is widely viewed as essential for a successful career. Reputations in academia are increasingly dependent on international visibility and collaboration of the individual scholar.
The European Union has, over recent decades, created a huge variety of instruments to promote careers in research and teaching for its citizens that cover all stages, from the early career student to the acclaimed professor. … Continue Reading ››
British in Europe is carrying out a survey of its coalition members and individual supporters to gauge support for a last big push on free movement. We know that there is a good deal of support for this in British in Germany, but want to get feedback from all our members. Please take a minute to help by filling out the survey and distributing the link:
Update: This survey is now closed. Thank-you to those that participated.