Brexit Secretary asks Michel Barnier to consider citizens’ rights proposals

Stephen Barclay has written to the European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, asking him to fully consider proposals to ring-fence citizens’ rights regardless of how the UK leaves the EU.

The Brexit Secretary said joint efforts should remain focused on ensuring an agreement is reached to allow the UK to leave with a deal, but suggested officials “continue to work on how we best protect citizens’ rights in all scenarios”.

He wrote:...
source: Westmorland Gazette

2019-06-18 15:26
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