Implementing the Withdrawal Agreement: citizens’ rights Contents


Conclusions and recommendations

1 Introduction

Citizens’ rights in the Withdrawal Agreement

Declaratory or constitutive

2 UK nationals in the EU

What do we know about the procedures in each country?



How will UK nationals know what they have to do?

Communication and coordination

UK Nationals Support Fund

How many UK nationals will this affect and where do they live?

The impact of Covid so far

Scope for improving the situation for UK nationals in the EU

Common format residence card

Mobility rights and third country nationals

Mobility for UK citizens who are not resident in an EU Member State

3 EU citizens in the UK

The EU Settlement Scheme

Numbers and statistics


Improvements to the EU Settlement Scheme

Physical document

Pre-Settled Status

Vulnerable applicants

Applications after the deadline

Grant Funding Support

4 After 1 January 2021

Ongoing monitoring and Parliamentary scrutiny

The Joint Committee and the Specialised Committee

The Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration

The Independent Monitoring Authority (IMA) and the European Commission

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Published: 20 October 2020