Migration was a defining issue in the UK’s June 2016 referendum on EU membership. This page will bring together resources and analysis informing the EU referendum debate and EU exit.
Our work on the EU referendum is supported by the Migration Observatory’s core funders and the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust. The Brexit commentary series was partly funded by the UK in a Changing Europe initiative.
- What to look for in the quarterly migration statistics after the referendum
- Here today, gone tomorrow? The status of EU citizens already living in the UK
- What would UK immigration policy look like after Brexit?
- Pulling power: Why are EU citizens migrating to the UK?
- Project unclear: Uncertainty, Brexit and migration
- Article 50: Shades of grey, or black and white?
- Pounded? Currency devaluation and migration to and from the UK
- Labour Immigration after Brexit: Trade-offs and Questions about Policy Design
- Potential Implications of Admission Criteria for EU Nationals Coming to the UK
- EU Migration, Welfare Benefits and EU Membership
- Increase in permanent residence grants after the referendum is just the tip of the iceberg
- Government faces a formidable task registering over 3 million EU citizens already living in the UK
- Migration Observatory reviews potential post-Brexit immigration policies
- Agriculture, hospitality and retail would be most affected by cuts to EU migration
- New guide to data on EU migrants’ use of welfare benefits
- Spain, Italy and Portugal join Poland, Romania and Hungary as key countries driving the growth of the UK’s EU migrant population