Two recent UK Constitutional Law Association blogs (see here and here) have highlighted the importance of rights in the context of the UK’s referendum on EU membership, and indeed within EU law more generally.
One complainant had argued EU citizenship is an ‘acquired right’ that cannot be removed.
The House of Lords’ European affairs committee has urged the Home Secretary of the United Kingdom, Suella Braverman, to tackle post-Brexit travel problems, taking also into account issues with border officials as well as the new European Union visa system.
A British man working as a security guard in France has said he risks losing his job because of a Brexit-related admin issue.
Immigration authorities have told the family they plan to deport Kathleen Poole after 18 years in the county.
Recent data from the official statistical office of the European Union, Eurostat, has shown that Sweden has expelled more British nationals than any other country in the bloc since Brexit.
Brexit reprieve for late submissions: Brits handed new deadline by which to apply for residence in Denmark 27/03/2023
31 December 2023 the new date by which applications need to be received.
British expats hit by crackdown on Brexit ‘golden visas’ as property prices soar in Portugal 28/02/2023
A British travel writer hit by rising property prices in Portugal says the government’s recent crackdown is targeting the wrong people.
Brexit has left Europe’s Brits isolated 21/01/2023
Underrepresented and alienated, the reality of Britons in Europe post-Brexit is far from appealing.
The number of people who have decided to give up their UK citizenship has increased since the country decided to leave the EU, data obtained by the Independent has shown.
The numbers are currently six times what they were a decade ago - with Brexit making life for Brits abroad increasingly complicated.
There was a 30 per cent rise in people handing over their British passports in 2021.
It is easier and cheaper to recruit from Australia and New Zealand, says business owner in the Alps.
Will Hill, 37, is heartbroken to be leaving behind his cybersecurity career and his fiancee, Ida Bøgelund Larsen in Denmark due to post-Brexit rules
Spain and UK struggle to reach post-Brexit agreement on driving licences, causing stress and family rows 19/11/2022
Thousands of British expats are unable to obtain driving licences – and some say the isolation and difficulty of not being able to drive has harmed their health.
British resident to be deported due to Brexit, but can a new government intervene before December 6 deadline? 18/11/2022
Philip Russell, a British national, was four days late with his residency application early this year. It would appear he has paid the ultimate price for his country’s decision to leave the EU.
Phillip Russell says he filed his paperwork just four days late, yet has failed in his appeal.
NI man faces anxious wait over call on Swedish permanent residency status.
France opted not to ask under-18s in families living in France since before Brexit to hold residency cards, but this is causing issues at the border and for education and work, a support group says.
Hundreds of UK nationals who moved to Portugal before the end of the Brexit deadline are being caught out by delays in the processing of their residency applications.
Algarve ‘Brexit balls-up’ 26/10/2022
Brits in several municipalities discover biometric data for new residency cards ‘can only be processed in Lisbon’.
A study has suggested that the complicated process of securing a visa to live in Spain was putting Britons off.
Brexit sparked greater attachment to the European Union in UK and EU citizens living abroad, survey suggests 18/10/2022
Prior to the 2016 referendum on leaving, polling consistently showed that people in Britain had previously given little thought to the European Union. But a survey of British people living in Europe and UK-resident EU citizens conducted by our team at the universities of Birmingham and Lancaster suggests Brexit has triggered a profound shift.
Brits across EU slide into Brexit banking limbo as Barclays, Lloyd’s and Halifax shut their accounts 12/08/2022
Thousands of Brits residing in the EU have been informed by UK banks that their EU-based bank accounts will soon be shut.
Britons living in Portugal are complaining of being deprived of access to basic rights such as healthcare, employment and social security because they have not been issued with post-Brexit residency cards.