01/08/2019 - 16:35
Citizens of all EU27 member states resident in the UK have a right to vote in local government elections – including elections to district and county councils, the GLA, city mayors, police and crime commissioners, and indeed elections to devolved legislatures.
26/06/2019 - 00:00
Having notified the European Council of its intention to withdraw from the EU, the negotiated Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration on the Future Relationship between the UK and the EU27 was thrice rejected by the UK House of Commons, forcing the Prime Minister to announce her departure. On 23rd May 2019, well into the second extension of the ‘Article 50’ withdrawal process, the UK held European Parliamentary Elections with Brexit dominating the electoral landscape.
08/05/2019 - 19:43
On 30th April 2019, Oxford for Europe, jointly with the Oxford European Association, New Europeans, and the European Movement, held a town hall event entitled 'Celebrating th
16/06/2018 - 18:10
Research Associate at the Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford, Associate Professor in International Refugee Law at the University of Reading, and New Europeans member Dr Ruvi Ziegler fears Brexit will undermine Britain’s research status.
06/12/2017 - 18:10
The way that EU27 citizens in the UK have been used as bargaining chips in the Brexit negotiations is woeful. Unfortunately, the EU has not helped matters by conceding that the rights of UK citizens living in the rest of the EU were negotiable, too.
04/09/2017 - 17:26
Long before the ‘triggering’ of Article 50, I made the normative case for unilateral guarantees by the UK to over 3 Million EU27 citizens. I argued that it is both logically flawed and morally indefensible for the UK to use EU27 citizens’ rights as ‘bargaining chips’ in the negotiations. I was concerned that, absent such unilateral guarantees, the EU will emulate the UK’s approach, adopting a restrictive view of the scope of protection of rights of UK citizens in the EU27 and subjecting rights’ protection to negotiations.
13/07/2017 - 23:14
The New Europeans Citizenship Unit, and the Britain in Europe think tank are pleased to present our report on The Rights of EU27 Citizens in the UK and UK Citizens in the EU27: A response to Theresa May’s ‘fair and serious’ offer
30/06/2017 - 14:14
The Institute for Government has published a table comparing the EU Commission and the UK Government's proposed frameworks for protecting the status and rights of non-UK EU citizens post-Brexit.
21/02/2017 - 00:26
Three Lords amendments related to rights of non-UK EU citizens were proposed yesterday.
16/02/2017 - 14:29
On 8th February, the EU (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill passed Third Reading in the House of Commons, by 494 votes to 122. MPs rejected all amendments to the 133-word Bill.