EU has the corcern to help prisoners and members of the Roma community, along with elderly people and the poorest in society to stay in UK after Brexit.
EU has the corcern to help prisoners and members of the Roma community, along with elderly people and the poorest in society to stay in UK after Brexit. There are concerns EU national will fail to apply to the Home Office. It should be doing so they can stay in UK.
Brexit, EU promises to help people to stay in UK
There are possibility that they lack information to see the digital application process. Before June 31, 2021, EU national need to apply but still not sure if they had this information or not. Moreover the level of success in information getting through to the most cut-off groups. The new EU ambassador to the UK, João Vale de Almeida, said “everyone that is for some reason outside the mainstream for socioeconomic [reasons] or age or ethnic or otherwise”. He added: “Roma people is a big issue as well for some countries.”
Vale de Almeida, the first ever EU ambassador to the UK, continue said “It is possible that at the end of this period or close to the end of the period we’ll have to reassess where we are, and what are the main issues that will have to be answered to avoid too many people being left out. “And then there’s the issue of how the UK is going to treat those who for some reason, are outside of the deadline and could not make it in time,” he added in an interview to mark the launch of a new Guardian series on Europe. “And that we will have, in dialogue with UK authorities, to see how we can deal with all those problems. That’s why I’m saying in the year and so left we have to step up our efforts.”
Tory Brandon Lewis, when he was security minister, had suggested that those who failed to meet the deadline would face deportation. The Home Office has announced that those who miss the cut-off not because their own false will be generous. Until now, there are 4,000 EU nationals in British prisons, about 500,000 people of the charity Unlock, which works for the rights of people with criminal convictions.
A Home Office spokesperson said: “We are working with vulnerable group representatives, local authorities and other experts to ensure the right support is in place for vulnerable and ‘at risk’ citizens, be it online, over the phone, or in person. “The EU settlement scheme is as straightforward as possible and we have granted nearly 2.9 million status with over a year to go.”