Election result ‘gives certainty’ to Britons in France

The election result is very likely to mean the UK will leave the EU with the negotiated deal – and thus avoid a no-deal “catastrophe that has been keeping us up at night,” say campaigners.

The British in Europe (BiE) coalition says it will now focus on the detail of how the rights section will be implemented.

It will also challenge the UK and EU states over requirements to make people’s continuing legal residency status dependent on applications.

Instead, it demands that rights apply automatically and that citizens receive proof of their status by simple registration.

It will also remind the EU of statements during the exit talks that continuing free movement for Britons living in the EU – the automatic right ...

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