EU Settlement Scheme Contents



1 Introduction

2 The EU Settlement Scheme

EU citizens’ entitlement to permanent residence

The EU Settlement Scheme



Application process

Relationship with Brexit and future immigration policy

The Settlement Scheme in a ‘no deal’ scenario

Post-Brexit immigration

3 Has the Government learned from the Windrush scandal?

Citizens at risk under a constitutive system

The Home Secretary’s response

A declaratory system


4 Issues with the EU Settlement Scheme

People at risk of being left out

Barriers to application

Technical difficulties

The app

Document scanning

Not getting the status to which they are entitled

Reliance on automatic checks

Tracking the eligibility of EU citizens

Home Office capacity and management

Results of the pilot phases

Home Office record

Interactions with the Home Office

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Published: 30 May 2019