On 8 December 2017, the UK government and European Union negotiators announced that they had reached an agreement over citizens’ rights. This agreement contributed to the sense that sufficient progress on Phase 1 of the negotiations had been achieved, with the result that discussions have now moved towards trade.
This has since been translated into the draft withdrawal agreement published 19 March 2018. In light of this agreement, the Brexit Brits abroad research team headed by Dr Michaela Benson asked those participating in the research to register their thoughts on this progress through a short survey, asking them to rate the extent to which they felt that this agreement left them reassured.Download Brexit Brits Abroad Talking citizens rights with UK citizens living in the EU27
The views expressed in this research paper are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the UK in a Changing Europe initiative.