681. Freedom of movement and residence.

The EU Charter provides that every EU citizen has the right to move and reside freely within the territory of the member states1 and that freedom of movement and residence may be granted, in accordance with the Treaties2, to nationals of third countries legally resident in the territory of a member state3. The European Convention on Human Rights4 makes similar provision for freedom of movement but the applicable provisions have not been ratified or signed by the United Kingdom5.

The Charter also provides that every citizen of the EU is, in the territory of a third country in which the