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Greek Citizens

Volume 960: debated on Friday 15 December 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what are the legal rights of Greek citizens who would wish to work in the United Kingdom under the terms proposed for Greek accession to the EEC before and after any transitional period.

In the EEC's accession negotiations with Greece it has been agreed that the provisions of the Treaty of Rome relating to the free movement of workers should be subject to a seven-year transitional period. The details of the transitional arrangements have not yet been finalised.