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Immigration: EU Nationals

Question for Home Office

UIN 216282, tabled on 4 February 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether EU nationals that have resided in the UK for (a) under and (b) over 10 years will be able to travel outside of the UK on a two week vacation without that affecting their (i) right to return and (ii) other legal rights to reside in the UK after the UK leaves the EU.

Answered on

8 February 2019

EU citizens’ rights to return to, and reside in, the UK after a two week vacation will not be affected if they were lawfully resident before leaving the UK, regardless of how long they have lived in the UK.

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Home Office
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