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ERA Forum

, Volume 18, Issue 2, pp 165–185 | Cite as

Brexit and social security of mobile persons

  • Grega StrbanEmail author
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Abstract

If one looks at the history of UK and EU relations, the UK Leave vote may not seem a surprise. Attempts were made by the EU to enable further membership of the UK. Despite the Leave vote “offers” to the UK might still be relevant for other Member States. Among the most intriguing questions are: what social security rights will persons moving between the EU and the UK have after Brexit? Will there be an agreement including them or not, or will reliance be put on old and outdated bilateral agreements? Could the coordination instruments of the Council or Europe or the ILO be applied? Solutions will have to be found, since people will not stop moving just because of Brexit.

Keywords

Brexit Social security Social security coordination Migrants Free movement 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of LawUniversity of LjubljanaLjubljanaSlovenia

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