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Citizens' rights post Brexit explored in committee follow-up inquiry

31 October 2017

The EU Justice Sub-Committee holds an evidence session on Tuesday 31 October 2017, hearing from Dr Kirsty Hughes (University of Cambridge), Dr Dimitrios Giannoulopoulos (Britain in Europe/Brunel University), Prof Stijn Smismans (on behalf of the3million)  and Ms Jane Golding, Chair British in Europe. 


Tuesday 31 October in Committee Room 3, Palace of Westminster

At 10.45am

  • Dr Kirsty Hughes, University Lecturer in Public Law, Fellow & Director of Studies, Clare College, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Dimitrios Giannoulopoulos, College Associate Dean & Senior Lecturer in Law, Brunel University London, Director Britain in Europe
  • Prof Stijn Smismans, Professor of Law, School of Law and Politics and Director of the Centre for European Law and Governance, Cardiff University (on behalf of the3million)
  • Ms Jane Golding, Chair British in Europe

Topics for discussion

  • The progress that has been made towards an agreement on citizens' rights for EU nationals in the UK and UK nationals in the EU;
  • The main hurdles for reaching an agreement on citizens' rights;
  • The impact on individuals of the delay in guaranteeing residence rights;
  • The legal impact of a 'no deal' scenario;
  • The protections offered to UK and EU nationals under human rights law; and
  • The enforcement of any agreement post-Brexit.

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