UK MEPs call on EU to ring-fence citizens' rights post-Brexit

Pedro Gonçalves
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British MEPs from across the political divide have called on the EU to "ring-fence" citizens' rights after the UK leaves the EU as the country is yet to agree on a Brexit exit strategy. Britain's 25 EU MPs have sent a letter to all EU ministers setting out their concerns that both EU citizens in the UK and Britons living in EU member states are at risk from changes to the guarantees of rights now being given by a number of EU countries as well as the UK. The authors of the letter say the present guarantees are no more than piecemeal legislation able to be reversed or adjusted at any t...

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