Home Office response to our letter in December re: vulnerable groups and Settled Status. From the letter ‘We are acutely conscious of the need to cater for vulnerable individuals who may struggle to evidence their eligibility to stay. In that context, I am grateful to you for providing examples of situations in which EU citizens may not be protected by the Withdrawal Agreement. I can assure you that we will consider these scenarios carefully as we develop the detailed rules for implementing the settled status scheme. We intend to publish further details of the scheme as early as possible in the new year.’
Response, review and observations of publications and statements by the UK Government, Brandon Lewis (Minister of Immigration) and Theresa May. Focus: vulnerable categories of EU citizens in the UK and Settled Status.
We will continue to lobby the UK Government to ensure a new policy is set up and published as soon as possible, so that people in all the categories referred to, can receive reassurance they will be able to apply for the new status.
This note provides an update on the position in respect of the movement of EU citizens, including British citizens, around the European Union, in the context of negotiations between the European Commission and the United Kingdom on the Withdrawal Agreement.
Vice article: The group that helps Italians in the United Kingdom not to get caught in the chaos of Brexit
Founded by an Italian expat, UKCEN provides useful information for European citizens to navigate in post-Brexit chaos.
Being a European citizen in the UK post-Brexit means being a messy situation. In fact, nothing has happened yet: we are not in a scenario at Cormac McCarthy, crossed by solitary lawmakers with anti-European compulsions, with the rough terrain spaced only by potato celery, Marmite cans, and Queen portraits.
We have put forward a plan of action for the negotiation period between the UK and the EU and drafted a response to the government’s Settled Status proposal.