Joint Children's Society Brexit briefing
Although children had no say in the EU referendum, the result will have a profound impact on the
lives of children and young people for many years to come. For this reason, it is critical that
Parliament considers the impact of Brexit on the rights of children and young people and urges the Government to put the best interests of children first.
This briefing addresses four key areas of concern which need to be resolved before the UK leaves
the European Union – EU migrant children living in the UK, the safeguarding of children after
Brexit, the potential impact on child poverty, and ensuring that children‟s voices are heard in
Please not the consortium responsibl for this briefing are not members of the Repeal Bill Alliance.