European green card proposed as solution

Mr Casale (left), former Finnish Prime Minister Alex Stubb (center) and Madeleina Kay (right)

Idea gains momentum as Brexit looms

A proposal for a “European green card” that would prove and maintain EU free movement rights for Britons, and for EU citizens living in the UK, after Brexit is gathering momentum.

The idea, put forward by the pro-EU group New Europeans, has support from a growing number of MEPs and the public (57,000 have signed a petition at tinyurl.com/EuroGreen ). The New Europeans have now been invited to a hearing with the constitutional affairs committee of the European Parliament.

The group, which won a presidential medal from President Macron, hopes MEPs will put the card idea forward ...

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