No Deal

UK issues advice to expats in EU over what a No Deal Brexit will mean

by Ray Clancy on March 13, 2019

The UK Government has issued a number of policy documents for expats living in European Union countries to indicate the challenges ahead if Britain leaves at the end of this month without a Brexit Deal.

It says that it has asked EU Member States to protect the rights of UK nationals in the event of a No Deal, particularly when it comes to employment, healthcare, education, driving and benefits.

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Britain says it has offered guarantees to EU citizens to live in the UK with broadly the same rights in the event of a No Deal Brexit and a number of Member States have already given political assurances to UK nationals about their residency rights.

The European Commission has also published a No Deal Contingency Action Plan, which calls upon EU Member States to take a generous approach to UK nationals who are already resident in their territory. This includes a call for Member States to take measures so that all UK nationals legally residing in a Member States on 29 March 2019 will continue to be considered as legal residents of that Member State without interruption. [click to continue…]

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