All Articles: Comprehensive Sickness Insurance
Comprehensive Sickness Insurance: what is it, and who needs it?
If you are an EEA/EU citizen or their family member and wish to qualify for an EU law right of residence, then eventually a right of permanent residence, you have to meet certain requirements. For some people – chiefly those not working or self- ...29th January 2018
Self-sufficiency, health insurance and welfare benefits: the case of AMS
In AMS v SSWP (PC) (final decision)  UKUT 381 (AAC), Upper Tribunal Judge Ward dismissed a Dutch widow’s appeal against the refusal of her claim for state pension credit on the basis that she had no right to reside in the UK. Although a d ...17th October 2017
Home Office now says health insurance ‘just a technicality’
“EU citizens will not be removed from the UK or refused entry solely because they do not have comprehensive sickness insurance,” said a spokesman. Very welcome news but it is difficult to understand the Home Office’s legal position on all t ...8th March 2017
Briefing: the legal status of EU citizens in the UK
Summary The Home Office has hardened its position on EU citizens who are living in the UK but who do not have a “right of residence” under Directive 2004/38/EC. New regulations were introduced on 1 February 2017 and a swathe of policy doc ...27th February 2017
What is the position of EU spouses of British citizens following Brexit?
The result of the Brexit referendum has thrown a harsh light on long standing UK Government positions on the free movement rights of EU nationals. Nowhere is this more obvious and more awkward than in the case of EU national spouses of British citizen ...24th January 2017