Brexit Brits Abroad

Episode 42: Brexit in the real lives of Britons living in the EU27: Terri Beswick

We’re back with an episode that let’s you hear what Brexit means to British citizens living in Europe in their own words. Michaela is in conversation with Terri Beswick, who has built her life around Europe and the ability to move freely. And then Brexit came along … take a listen to find out how she makes sense of Brexit and its impacts on her life.

Have your say! Take part in our short survey about the Brexit votes in the House of Commons (March 2019)

The Brexit Brits Abroad research team ( want to gauge what this series of votes means to Britons living across the EU. So we thought we would design a short survey and send it out through our networks. Our plan is to conduct analysis on all responses early week, and communicate these through our website and social media.

The state we’re in: Brexit Britain on the cliff edge

Goldsmiths’ Britain in Europe thinktank experts, including Brexit Brits Abroad project lead Dr Michaela Benson, were in conversation with one of Britain’s foremost economic and political commentators, Will Hutton, on the “state we’re in”, with Brexit, and how to avoid jumping off the cliff. You can watch the discussion in full here.

From Steve, in Romania

This postcard from aid worker Steve in Romania shows the arrival of Christmas gift boxes donated from the UK.