Migrant Workers: Pregnancy:Written question - 69364

Asked by Peter Kyle
Asked on: 27 March 2017
Home Office
Migrant Workers: Pregnancy
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to case 507/12, heard at the European Court of Justice, if she will take steps to ensure that EEA female citizens residing in the UK who give up work or seeking work because of the physical constraints of the late stages of pregnancy and the aftermath of childbirth retain the status of worker under EU law.
Answered by: Mr Robert Goodwill
Answered on: 30 March 2017

The Home Office has incorporated the European Court of Justice’s ruling in the case of Jessy Saint Prix v. Secretary of State for Work and Pensions C-507/12 into operational guidance for caseworkers, which is available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/european-economic-area-nationals-qualified-persons

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