We protect the rights of EU and EEA EFTA citizens, and their family members, in the UK and Gibraltar. We do this by monitoring UK public bodies to make sure they implement the rights of these citizens and by identifying any underlying issues. We are independent of government and are professional and impartial in our work.

What are we working on?

Our duties are to monitor and promote the rights of EU and EEA EFTA citizens. This includes legal proceedings and inquiries as well as engaging with public bodies, reviewing legislation, gathering information, issuing surveys and reporting our data.


The complaints submitted to us help build a picture of where there are common, wide-reaching, or systemic issues with how UK public bodies are implementing the Withdrawal Agreement(s) for EU and EEA EFTA citizens’ rights.