Brexit update: April 12, 2019 In late-night deliberations on April 11th, the 27 EU members agreed to grant an extension to Brexit until October 31st. The decision was made in order to give the British Parliament a little more time to sort out the Brexit mess and to avoid the UK leaving the Union with no deal at all. Unfortunately, Westminster is still deadlocked over how to go about accomplishing Brexit. Although PMs have voted not to exit the EURead more →
Brexit update We at Vademecum Italia have been waiting to write something significant about Brexit for some time now. But as there has been no ‘meaningful ‘ vote yet (meaning PM May gets Westminster to approve the deal she negotiated with the EU), it is difficult to report anything of significance. However, one thing full of meaning has happened: the March 29th Brexit date has come and gone and UK lawmakers still have not been able to reach a consensusRead more →
Brexit update: ‘Much Ado About Nothing ‘ Two important rounds of voting in the British Parliament this past week turned the old adage ‘No news is good news’ on its head: in fact, there was a lot of news which brought about nothing new and whether bad or good depended on which side of the fence Brits were sitting on. But, first things first. Late on Wednesday, Parliament rejected the deal PM Theresa May had negotiated by an overwhelming majorityRead more →
Brexit Update – November 2018 When on November 14th it was reported on the news that the EU/UK negotiating committee had concluded a draft deal, we at Vademecum Italia thought we would finally have a substantial update on Brexit for our readers. However, what we can report on Brexit is a substantial uproar! Although Theresa May’s cabinet approved her deal, six ministers promptly resigned and when she took the proposal to Parliament she faced widespread disapproval. During a lengthy questionRead more →
Current status of UK nationals in Italy. A quick update! Until the UK leaves the EU (officially March 29, 2019) it remains a full member of the EU and, thus, all the rights and obligations of EU membership remain in force. Therefore, with reference to UK nationals traveling to Italy, living or working in Italy, the above-indicated status of the UK has the following consequences. Traveling to Italy UK nationals can continue to travel freely to Italy, and, in general, within theRead more →
Italian citizens in the UK: there’s nothing you need to do (for the moment!). Sign up for official email updates!
Italian citizens in the UK: there’s nothing you need to do (for the moment!) Sign up for official email updates! The UK government has reached an agreement with the European Union on citizens’ rights in negotiations related to Brexit. The agreement will allow Italian citizens to stay in the UK after 29 March 2019, and to continue to access public funds and services. According to the British Government, there is no need for EU citizens – and therefore Italian citizens – livingRead more →