moving to the UK

David Cantrell david at
Sat May 10 13:04:01 BST 2008

On Sat, May 10, 2008 at 02:30:56AM +0200, Mehmet Suzen wrote:
> On Fri, May 9, 2008 at 5:25 PM, Iain Tatch
> <iain.tatch+londonpm at> wrote:
> > 2008/5/9 Martin A. Brooks <martin at>:
> >> Any permanent resident of an EU member state can simply turn up to the UK to
> >> live and, optionally, work.
> > Close, but no cigar-- that only applies to people who are (were) residents of
> > "the fifteen" (countries which were EU members before 2004-05-01).
> Partially 'true' and 'accurate'  ( Cyprus and
> Malta is an exception among the new members.

Both of whom are members of the Commonwealth, so were always subject to
Weird Rules anyway.

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