European Union Committee
Brexit: movement of people in the cultural sector

19th Report of Session 2017-19 - published 26 July 2018 - HL Paper 182



Chapter 1: Introduction

Free movement and the Brexit negotiations

Box 1: The future relationship White Paper and free movement

What this report is about

Chapter 2: What is free movement?

The free movement of persons: legal basis

Box 2: Short-term migration patterns: free movement in practice

Figure 1: Short-term international migration flows for employment and work (other) for 3 to 12 months, England and Wales, year ending June 2004 to year ending June 2015

Chapter 3: Ending free movement: implications for the cultural sector

The UK cultural sector

Box 3: Definition of the UK cultural sector

Ending free movement: access to skills

Movement with a job offer—a viable option for the cultural sector?

Box 4: Current UK visas for third country cultural workers

Self-employed workers

Box 5: Self-employment and the Citizens’ Rights Directive

Permitted paid engagement and permit-free festivals

Touring in the EU27 post-Brexit

Posted workers

Multiple-entry visas


Appendix 1: List of Members and declarations of interest

Appendix 2: List of Witnesses

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