'It's an act of solidarity:' Sadiq Khan defends bid to fly EU flag above City Hall on Brexit anniversary day [3 mins] 23/06/2023
Sadiq Khan has defended his blocked attempt to fly the EU flag above his office on the seventh anniversary of the referendum to leave the bloc while speaking to voters on LBC's Speak to Sadiq.
Europe Day: How SNP government is working to help EU citizens remain in Scotland despite Brexit – Angus Robertson 09/05/2023
Scottish Government will leave no stone unturned in its efforts to return Scotland to the European Union.
This week marks the third anniversary of Brexit. While for some it’s a cause to celebrate or say, “I told you so”, for European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) citizens and their families falling through the cracks of the Home Office system, it is cause for concern.
Around 141k EU Citizens Living in UK May Have to Return Post-Brexit Benefits They Received Due to Error 30/01/2023
Around 141,000 nationals of the European Union Member States who decided to remain in the United Kingdom after Brexit, might have to return to the UK government a considerable amount of money that they received by the authorities, due to error.
Brexit barriers are having a significant impact on North East small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), hitting their exports as they struggle with regulations and red tape, a new report this week reveals. The region’s universities are another sector badly hit...
Brexit scheme that makes EU citizens reapply for right to live in UK unlawful, High Court rules 21/12/2022
The EU Settlement Scheme means EU citizens with pre-settled status have to reapply after five years otherwise they risk losing the right to live, work, receive healthcare and education and apply for housing and benefits.
The Home Office lost a case over the 'pre-settled-status' rule - which could see up to 2.6million EU citizens become 'illegal overstayers' overnight and 'liable to detention and removal'.
The British government's post-Brexit settlement scheme for EU citizens is unlawful, the UK's High Court has ruled. / The Independent Monitoring Authority (IMA), an independent body set up to oversee citizens' rights, took legal action against the Home Office.
The UK’s ‘settlement scheme’ for EU nationals living and working in Britain risks leaving 2.6 million people at unlawful risk of deportation; lawyers told the High Court in London.
The British government is breaching the withdrawal agreement with the European Union by requiring EU citizens to reapply for the right to live and work in the United Kingdom, an independent body set up to oversee citizens’ rights told a London court on Tuesday.
The British government is breaching the withdrawal agreement with the European Union by requiring EU citizens to reapply for the right to live and work in the United Kingdom, an independent body set up to oversee citizens’ rights told a London court today.
Brexit is not done for many British-European families, even two and a half years after the UK left the European Union.
Concerns over Brexit pensioners 30/06/2022
Activists from the 3 million organisation have said that it is "worrying" that people of retirement age represent only 2.6% of European citizens' applications for post-'Brexit' residence status in the UK.
Home Office dragged to High Court by Brexit deal watchdog over ‘unlawful’ treatment of EU citizens 30/06/2022
The Home Office is being taken to court by a government-sponsored Brexit watchdog over the “unlawful” treatment of 2.5 million EU citizens in the UK.
Everyday I come across people who are struggling to apply for settled status, or are denied their right to work, rent and access benefits.
A community interest company is taking legal action against a funder in a row over Brexit rules.
Sian Norris reports on how delays to family permits for spouses, parents and children of EU nationals and British citizens in the UK are causing families untold emotional distress.
BORDERS Buses is facing a “major” recruitment issue as fears mount that there will not be enough drivers to meet demand.
Over 2 Million EU Citizens With Temporary Pre-Settled Status Risk Becoming ‘Irregular Migrants’ in UK 01/04/2022
Over two million Europeans with pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) can become illegal migrants if they fail to apply for a residency permit in the UK or their application isn’t recognised, the authorities remind.
Lib Dems set out roadmap for rejoining EU single market and want to ‘end petty Brexit squabbles’ 12/03/2022
The Liberal Democrats are to set out a roadmap for Britain to rejoin the European Union single market – reversing the most damaging parts of Brexit. / The proposed policy would ultimately reinstate free movement and trade.
Oxford researchers warn design of scheme could see people lose right to stay in UK.
“For many they may mean lost job opportunities, missing out on rental properties, being refused loans/or mortgages,” EU citizens campaign group In Limbo said.
Some European Union nationals who have failed to prove that they have applied for residence status in Britain even though they settled in the UK before the Brexit transition period risk losing their jobs, homes, and access to other public services.
Thousands of British citizens may be waiting for family permits to be able to move to the UK, but the Home Office reportedly rejected freedom of information requests and parliamentary questions on data from the former Brexit select committee chair, Hilary Benn.
A FAMILY with settled status in the UK has told how confusion over post-Brexit immigration rules left them struggling to return to their home in Scotland after a Christmas break.