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The Impact of Brexit: Although the “Leave” Vote Prevails, UK Mobility Laws Will Not Change Immediately

24 June 2016
Mayer Brown Legal Update
How many workers currently take advantage of the free movement provisions into and out of Britain?

According to the April–June 2014 Labour Force Survey, there are 1.73 million EU nationals living in the United Kingdom, 79 percent of whom are actively employed. Recent reports from British consular authorities estimate that 2.2 million Britons live in the other 26 EU countries, excluding Croatia, which joined in 2013.


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