"I have never welcomed the weakening of family ties by politics or pressure" - Nelson Mandela.
"He who travels for love finds a thousand miles no longer than one" - Japanese proverb.
"Everyone has the right to respect for his private and family life, his home and his correspondence." - Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
"When people's love is divided by law, it is the law that needs to change". -
David Cameron.

Thursday 7 March 2013


Correspondence sent and received as part of the BritCits campaign is slowly but surely being uploaded here : http://www.scribd.com/sjplep/documents .

You can also find the link by clicking on the 'Correspondence' page over on the right hand side, under 'About Us'  --->

Scribd is a document publishing service we are starting to use to track our 'primary sources'.

Those considering following the European route to family unity ( http://www.jcwi.org.uk/blog/2013/02/07/family-unity-european-way ) may be interested in the correspondence from European Commissioners Viviane Reding and Cecilia Malmstrom, which deal with the rights of UK citizens to reside in Europe (and potentially move back to the UK).  See also these posts : http://britcits.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/another-resource-for-those-considering.html and http://britcits.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/comms-europe-when-we-originally-kicked.html ; and these guide to exercising free movement rights in Europe : http://ec.europa.eu/justice/policies/citizenship/docs/guide_free_movement_low.pdf .

https://twitter.com/britcits has tweeted some of them - interesting reads all :

 @BritCits and @lordjudd in conversation on sorry state of #uk #immigration courtesy of #UKBA http://www.scribd.com/doc/129163628/Lord-Judd

@BritCits and @lordtev on the topic of #UK #immigration. http://www.scribd.com/doc/129163470/Robin-Teverson-House-of-Lords

@nickgriffinmep unable to help with #uk #immigration http://www.scribd.com/doc/129162150/Nick-Griffin-MEP

Read the email from @BritCits to @IPPR on #Immigration rules by #UKBA and its impact on british citizens. http://www.scribd.com/doc/129162467/Sarah-Mulley-Matt-Cavanagh-IPPR

@EU_commission : Brits with nonEU family must first move to another EU country. Self exile to live in own home.  http://www.scribd.com/doc/125908678/Comms-Malmstrom

VP Reding of @eu_commission clarifies #UKBA treatment of European citizens, specifically Brits in our own country.

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