Eleanor Sibley contributes to report ‘Reforming the EU Settlement Scheme: The Way Forward for the EUSS’ published today

13 March 2024

Eleanor Sibley worked as an advisory panel member for Justice – the law reform/human rights charity - and contributed to its report Reforming the EU Settlement Scheme: The Way Forward for the EUSS.

The report, published today, highlights ongoing problems with the scheme which was designed to secure eligible European Economic Area nationals their rights to live and work in the UK after Brexit.

The working group responsible for the report make 16 recommendations to address issues with the scheme. These range from automatically moving eligible people from pre-settled to settled status without them having to reapply to clearer guidance to ensure all types of residence and relationship evidence is given proper weight.

About Eleanor Sibley

Eleanor continues to advise on a range of EU Settlement Scheme cases, particularly concerning people who lack mental capacity to apply and have become unlawfully resident in the UK.