Campaigners and MPs ask EU to ring-fence rights

The Co-Chairwoman of the British in Europe (BiE) campaign group for Britons abroad joined British MPs and lords at a meeting with the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator to ask for the citizens’ rights part of the deal to be ring-fenced.

This is so it stands in the case of a no-deal and safeguards the right of existing expats to live and work within the EU.

BiE’s Fiona Godfrey said Michel Barnier reiterated that the best way to protect rights is for UK MPs to sign off the deal.

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