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'Your London? Europeans in London' - Discussion event hosted by Jean Lambert MEP

  • Apr 10, 2013 · 6:00 PM
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London is home to more than one million EU nationals. Marking 2013, the European Year of  Citizens, Jean Lambert MEP wants to explore the good and bad of living in the UK capital as a European.

If you would like to share your story, find out about advice or support services or get more involved in your local community, please come along. Join Jean and her guests to explore the issues raised as we ask what is Your London?

Jean Lambert has been a Green Party Member of the European Parliament since 1999. She was re-elected in 2009. To read more about her work click on

Other speakers include:

Anthony Valcke: European Citizens Action Service (ECAS)

Oli Henman: National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)

Christine Korcz: Solvit UK

Anna Komaruk: Broadway Homelessness and Support


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  • Andrea

    I actually expected an discussions event, kind of a workshop or meet and greet and was surprised that I was supposed to sit through 4 presentations before having the opportunity to interact. The first presentation was great, but then I felt a little disappointed and left. I also didn't meet any fellow Europeans except Donald before the event despite being very punctual.

    April 11, 2013

  • Nicole

    Thank you Pauleen for posting the event and for the chat afterwards. It was interesting to learn how various issues faced by Europeans in London, from homelessness and access to pensions to companies, with delays in product recognition are addressed by the organisations which introduced themselves yesterday. I hope a lot of Europeans in London will participate in the EU elections next year.

    April 11, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Many thanks to you all for coming and contributing to the event. Jean did make a special welcome to European Club members in her opening address so hopefully all the audience heard that. I managed to meet and speak with some but not all of you so apologies to those I missed - there was a lot to keep organising and do even after the event but I hope to meet you at future events.

    1 · April 11, 2013

  • Donald A.

    The informal session after the presentations with drinks and nibbles was very fruitful.
    I did mention the LEC when I asked a question.

    April 10, 2013

  • Donald A.

    Apart from the first presentation (which was also audible and well organised) the other presentations weren't helpful to most Europeans and they didn't address the supposed topic.
    I did eventually meet four other LEC members. I am very easily identified and walked up and down before the meeting started but Pauline did not make herself known to me - I don't know if I would recognise her.

    April 10, 2013

  • Juanjo

    Thanks Pauleen for the invitation. To be honest, I've never had any problems as a EU national in UK. I've used the benefits system and now I just work and consume. I picked a copy of the Treaty (hope it wasn't for sale) and, most importantly, a handful of electoral registration forms.

    April 10, 2013

  • Wilfried

    Interesting presentations that dragged on a bit. However, hopefully this may lead to more. For example to the Millbank TMO and Citizenship Forum.

    April 10, 2013

  • Wilfried

    Interesting but presentations are dragging on

    April 10, 2013

  • Wilfried

    London is the "secret" capital of Europe as far as many Brits are concerned. The rest of us know, enjoy and work with it as a reality.

    April 9, 2013

  • Donald A.

    My diary records that I have already booked, but I am now doing so again

    April 8, 2013

  • JOHN B.


    April 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking forward to welcoming you all on April 10th. The event is also open to other members of the public, not just European Club members so should be quite a lively discussion.

    Could I just remind those who have not yet registered at to do so asap.

    Many thanks!

    April 4, 2013

  • Tiziana

    Pauleen, I'm so sorry - I won't be able to make it on the 10th. Do I need to cancel through Eventbrite?

    March 29, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hi Tiziana, Apologies for the delay in replying to you. Pity you can't make it but no worries and I'll take care of eventbrite. All the best.

      April 4, 2013

  • Ulli

    how interesting, I am intrigued, and have my ticket :)

    1 · March 29, 2013

  • Andrea

    Thanks for sending the reminder, Pauleen. I totally forgot about our beloved Eventbrite :-)

    March 18, 2013

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