Next advice event for EU residents

Published: Thursday 8th November 18

The next free event to help EU Nationals worried about their post-Brexit status is on December 3 in Tooting.

Book your place now at the event, delivered on behalf of the council by Citizens Advice Wandsworth at Sellincourt Primary School.

It is suitable for local residents who are EU nationals, plus voluntary and community sector workers and professionals wanting to find out more about the impact of Brexit.

Citizens Advice Wandsworth ‘s EU Advice Project advisers will give a presentation to help EU Nationals to understand their options as the UK prepares to leave the EU, and will answer questions about residence and British citizenship.

This is the latest in a string of events held this year at the town hall and in community venues. Each has been attended by around 100 people, many of whom were unaware that they need to take action to secure their right to remain in the UK.  

The session will answer questions such as:

  • What are your options as the UK prepares to  leave the EU?
  • When and how can you apply for British Citizenship?
  • What is “settled status” and how will you qualify?
  • What is your entitlement to live, work and receive services and benefits?

Leader of the council Ravi Govindia said: “As Brexit looms ever closer, we are determined that our valued residents who are EU citizens have the information they need. People who attended the  previous events have told us they are useful, so I would urge anyone who feels they may benefit to go along.”

EU Nationals - understand your post-Brexit status

When: Monday 3 December, 6.30pm-8pm. 

Where:  Sellincourt Primary School, Sellincourt Road, SW17 9SA

To book a place at this free event visit the Eventbrite page  or email

Other help for EU nationals in Wandsworth includes telephone, email and drop-in service with advice available in several European languages. Visit the webpage.

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The word "worried" should not be in the opening line of this article. In fact, it is those who are NOT worried, who are less likely to be aware of the need to apply under the settlement scheme from next year. Seeing that word in the first line implies this is only for those who are worried, for example, if I was one of them, I wouldn't read further, since I have never been worried. It also suggests that there is a reason to *worry* which, again, is not the idea. People should be aware of the requirements, not worried about them.

11 November 2018

I hope our bright prospects after we finally leave the European Union will be represented with a fair and fitting tone of optimism when we provide information to the newest members of our community, who will be understandably angry and afraid if all they hear is the language of doom, such as "Brexit looms ever closer".

9 November 2018