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Residency rights in Brexit negotiations examined

17 January 2017

The Exiting the European Union Committee looks at the rights of EU citizens living in the UK and UK nationals living in EU member states as part of the negotiations for exiting the EU.


Wednesday 18 January 2017, Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House

At 9.15am

  • Nicolas Hatton, Founding Co-chair, the3million
  • Anne-Laure Donskoy, Co-chair, the 3million
  • Barbara Drozdowicz, Chief Executive Officer, East European Resource Centre
  • Florina Tudose, Information and Outreach Coordinator, East European Resource Centre

At 10.30am

  • Debbie Williams, British citizen resident of Belgium
  • Gareth Horsfall, British citizen resident of Italy
  • Sue Wilson, British citizen resident of Spain
  • Christopher Chantrey, British citizen resident of France

Purpose of the session

The questioning focuses on the terms of reference for the inquiry, in addition to:

  • The concerns of EU citizens currently living in the UK, and UK nationals currently living in the EU
  • What approach the UK Government should take in the negotiations to safeguard the rights of both EU nationals in the UK and UK nationals resident in the EU
  • The process for identifying and clarifying the status of EU nationals in the UK

Further information

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