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Committee questions Immigration Minister on EU citizens' rights post-Brexit

8 December 2017

The EU Justice Sub-Committee concludes its follow-up inquiry into Brexit: citizens' rights by hearing from Rt Hon Brandon Lewis MP, Minister of State for Immigration, Home Office


Tuesday 12 December in Committee Room 3, Palace of Westminster

At 10.30am

  • Rt Hon Brandon Lewis, Minister of State for Immigration, Home Office

Topics for discussion

  • What is the current status of negotiations on citizens' rights in light of the agreement on Friday?
  • What evidence does the Government have about how EU citizens in the UK have responded to the uncertainty of Brexit?
  • Why was the original system for EU citizens already in the UK applying for permanent residence so complicated?
  • Why have a number of vulnerable EU citizens received letters suggesting that they should return ‘home' or that they might be deported?
  • What would be the legal impact of a 'no deal' scenario on UK citizens in the EU and EU citizens in the UK?

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