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ECREU - Expat Citizen Rights in EU

Fighting for the rights of UK citizens in the EU
and EU citizens in the UK


Member Information

ECREU has more than 9,000 members living in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Hungary, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. (26 June 2017)

62% are retired and 11% are single person households.

These are some of the concerns our members have highlighted (in order of priority):

Healthcare 82%
Pensions 78%
Travel 75%
Home ownership 68%
Exchange rates 60%
Votes for life 61%
Inheritance rules 55%
National driving licence 54%
Retire in any country 52%
EU citizens live in UK 45%
Employment 35%
Run a business 22%
Register UK car 16%

Members have also expressed more detailed concerns about Education, Maintaining their businesses or employment, Attendance allowances, Carer's and Disability allowances and the State Pension annual increase and their right to vote.

Above statistics show percentage of all members. Please note that 38% are below retirement age which will influence the percentages listed for Business and Employment