11 relations: Citizens’ Rights Directive, European Commission, European Court of Justice, European Economic Area, European Union, Government spending, Modern immigration to the United Kingdom, Residence card of a family member of a Union citizen, Travel visa, UK Visas and Immigration, UKVisas.
The Citizens’ Rights Directive 2004/38/EC (also sometimes called the "Free Movement Directive") defines the right of free movement for citizens of the European Economic Area (EEA), which includes the member states of the European Union (EU) and the three European Free Trade Association (EFTA) members Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein.
The European Commission (EC) is an institution of the European Union, responsible for proposing legislation, implementing decisions, upholding the EU treaties and managing the day-to-day business of the EU.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ), officially just the Court of Justice (Cour de Justice), is the supreme court of the European Union in matters of European Union law.
The European Economic Area (EEA) is the area in which the Agreement on the EEA provides for the free movement of persons, goods, services and capital within the European Single Market, including the freedom to choose residence in any country within this area.
The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.
Government spending or expenditure includes all government consumption, investment, and transfer payments.
Since 1945, immigration to the United Kingdom under British nationality law has been significant, in particular from the Republic of Ireland and from the former British Empire especially India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, the Caribbean, South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and Hong Kong.
European Economic Area (EEA) citizens have the right of free movement and residence throughout the EEA.
A visa (from the Latin charta visa, meaning "paper which has been seen") is a conditional authorization granted by a country to a foreigner, allowing them to enter, remain within, or to leave that country.
UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) is a division of the Home Office responsible for the United Kingdom's visa system.
UKVisas was the executive arm of the British Government responsible for processing applications for entry clearance to the United Kingdom.