Portraits of EU families in London: the book

In the Shadow of Brexit is now available on line and in print. It can be downloaded for free on our website. Hard copies are available print-on-demand from Blurb shop. You can hear the voices and views of the families in the book using the QR codes in the book, or this website or browsing…

How you feel about Brexit

We recently got in touch again with the EU parents (120) we had interviewed earlier on in the Brexit negotiation process to ask some follow up questions. When we first spoke many people mentioned plans, in some cases vague aspirations, to leave Britain, others instead were worried about their legal status and were planning to…

Mapping EU citizens in the UK: A changing profile? From 1980s to the EU referendum

New Eurochildren report finds large variation in geographical distribution of EU-born UK residents at time of Brexit referendum. Download Eurochildren Research Brief No. 3 The Research Brief, ‘Mapping EU citizens in the UK: A changing profile?’, published today by the University of Birmingham’s Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), finds that at the time of…

Annus horribilis: Diary of an EU citizen in the UK (27)

So she waited for the first anniversary of that horrible day to come up with her ‘very fair and very serious’ (but no longer ‘generous’) offer. Good on EC president Jean Claude Juncker to cut through the spin and quickly reply that the offer, previously announced as ‘generous’ but the adjective was lately dropped perhaps…

A Brexit diary

‘Leave or remain?’ I have overheard many such conversations lately, on the train to work in Birmingham, in my favourite cafes on Cowley Road in Oxford, queuing for a bus.