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“Hand-to-mouth” citizenship: decision time for the UK Supreme Court on the substance of Zambrano rights, EU citizenship and equal treatment

August 21, 2016 • By

This article focuses on equal treatment entitlement in the UK for those with Zambrano residence rights , namely, UK national children with third country national primary carers. Currently in the UK, the benefit rules strip these individuals of equal treatment entitlement, and this issue is raised in a case pending before the UK Supreme Court. The article argues that Zambrano creates an EU-citizenship based right which entails equal treatment. The article can be accessed here, and the full abstract is reproduced below.