About: Settled Status

Home Office must protect EU citizens’ rights even for late applicants, says agency

The agency responsible for safeguarding the rights of EU citizens living in the United Kingdom has urged the Home Office to ensure that citizens who have applied late to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) must have their rights upheld by UK public bodies.
Brexit 17-09-2021

EU exodus from UK continues, new data finds

The number of EU nationals living in the UK dropped by 200,000 in 2020, the year that the UK left the bloc, according to data published on Friday (17 September) by the UK’s Office of National Statistics.

UK will not extend settlement scheme deadline for EU nationals

EU nationals living in the UK have a week until a 30 June deadline to apply for settled status, after officials confirmed that the cut-off date would not be extended.
Brexit 13-05-2021

One in four EU citizens fear discrimination compared to UK nationals

A quarter of EU citizens living in the UK do not feel they are treated equally to UK citizens, according to the first survey of EU citizens by the watchdog set to protect their rights published on Thursday (13 May).

New rights watchdog to survey post-Brexit fears of EU nationals

The citizens' rights watchdog set up to protect the rights of EU nationals living in the UK is conducting its first survey to understand the level of public concern about living in Britain after Brexit.
Brexit 26-01-2021

Care workers risk missing EU settlement scheme deadline, reveals new report

Thousands of EU workers in British care homes risk falling foul of the legal requirement for them to register their status in the UK before a government deadline expires on 30 June, according to a new report published on Monday (25 January).
Brexit 21-12-2020

EU citizens with ‘pre-settled status’ can access UK welfare, rules Court

EU citizens with pre-settled status in the UK can access welfare benefits, according to a  landmark judgement by the UK Court of Appeal on Friday (18 December).
Brexit 01-12-2020

Thousands of EU citizens risk exclusion from UK after Brexit

Thousands of Europeans living in the UK risk missing the deadline to apply for settled status in Britain because they are unaware of the new settlement scheme or lack the digital skills to complete the application, according to new research.
Brexit 01-07-2020

COVID-19 pandemic poses new risks to EU citizens in UK, rights groups warn

The coronavirus pandemic risks creating new problems and uncertainty for potential applicants to the UK's EU Settlement Scheme and those who have already been given pre-settled status, citizens’ rights groups have warned Boris Johnson's government.
Brexit 23-01-2020

UK is facing ‘900,000 people individual cliff-edges’

Professor Tanja Bueltmann tells EURACTIV that the UK government is sleep-walking towards a major scandal unless it makes changes to its Settled Status scheme for EU nationals living in the UK.