Great news has been issued by the good people of the British government to all those EU citizens living in the UK feeling uncertain about their future after Brexit – they could soon qualify for “settled status”. What they must do now, however, is wait.
A full year after the EU referendum, the British prime minister has finally issued a statement on the status of the 3m European citizens living in the UK. Now that a statement has finally been made, they are supposed to feel reassured.
Cate Turner and Karie Matthews were presented with their awards for being the highest achieving students of 2016 by leading EU judge, Sir Nicholas Forwood QC, and Head of The Open University Law School, Paul Catley.
The Six Nations match between England and Italy at Twickenham on February 26 created quite a stir. Not so much for the quality of the rugby, but for a tactic adopted by the Italian team which appeared to catch England completely off guard for the best part of the first half.
During the second reading of the bill that will give the government the go-ahead to trigger Britain’s exit from the European Union, MPs had a chance to safeguard the rights of EU citizens after Brexit.
The second annual The Times 2TG Moot competition took place last month. Open University Law School students Abigail Scott and Peter Savory won the competition and were presented with a trophy by Lord Thomas, the lord chief justice, at Middle Temple Hall in London.
Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. The honour the day, The Open University has produced a series of videos with Open University Law School academics exploring various aspects of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights.