Protect Britons’ rights, asks UK

Campaigners welcome Brexit Minister’s support

Campaigners have welcomed the UK’s request to the EU to work together on ring-fencing the citizens’ rights section of the Brexit withdrawal agreement.

This would mean it stands alone if the UK leaves without a deal, which is now more likely due to hardening attitudes from prime ministerial front-runner Boris Johnson and EU leaders.

Campaign group British in Europe (BiE) welcomed the UK request, saying that if it is successful, Britons’ rights in France would be protected and will not depend on France’s internal no-deal laws and bilateral deals.

It would cover pension uprating, export-able disability benefits and paid healthcare between the UK and France.

The request came after BiE met ...

To read the remaining 85% of this article, you need to either

Subscribe now to The Connexion and benefit from access to our archived articles since 2006

Freedom Subscription

Pay every three months. Our most flexible subscription.

Automatic renewal, cancel anytime

1 Year Subscription (12 editions)

1 year of great reading in print and online

Automatic renewal, cancel anytime

Digital Subscription (1 Year) (Our best value offer)

1 year of great reading online *no paper*

Automatic renewal, cancel anytime

Digital subscription (freedom - 3 months)

3 months of great reading online *no paper*

Automatic renewal, cancel anytime

More articles from Brexit
More articles from Connexion France
Other articles that may interest you

Loading some business profiles...

Loading some classifieds...