Brexit & children’s rights

Making Brexit work for children

Making Brexit Work for Children the impact of Brexit on children and young people.


European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

Members of ECRU are working closely with over 30 children's rights organisations, academics and practitioners across the UK as part of a Brexit and Children coalition. The coalition raises public awareness and briefs parliamentarians regarding the specific implications of Brexit for Children. Its activities have led directly to a series of proposals for amendment to the EU withdrawal bill, aimed at providing better protection for children as the UK prepares to leave the EU.

Second Reading, House of Lords:

Committee stage, House of Lords:

If you would like more information on the work of the Brexit and Children coalition, please email ECRU's Director, Professor Helen Stalford.



Statement from the European Children’s Rights Unit on the EU Referendum result


Brexit, Children and Employment
Impact of Brexit on EU Migrant Children.pdf
Impact of Brexit on Family Law.pdf
Impact of Brexit on Football players.pdf
The potential implications of Brexit for Child Protection.pdf
Impact of Brexit on Forced Migrant Children.pdf
SLSJ The Potential Implications of Brexit for Child Protection
‘So where do we go from here?: Brexit and children’s rights’
Child Protection and the EU
Children’s Rights and Brexit: Perspectives and Prospects
Brexit, free movement, immigration and asylum
Summerhill Primay Schools impresions of Brexit