Pensions, health, jobs and property are key worries

British residents in the south-west met academics from Oxford and expat campaigners to air their concerns over life after Brexit.

The meeting, organised by researchers looking into how Britons in France and Spain are responding to Brexit, was at the Franco-British Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI), in Périgueux, following a visit by the British ambassador, Lord Llewellyn, the same day.

Campaign groups urged Britons in France to join them to make sure their voices will be heard during the Brexit negotiations.

On the platform were Roger Boaden from Expats Citizen Rights in EU, John Shaw from Fair Deal for Expats, Brian Robinson from Remain in France Together and Paul Fisher of Liberal Democrats in France.

An 80-strong audience expressed concerns over issues including health, pensions, property, employment and children’s future prospects.

Attendee David Lakin, 58, who has had a second home in France for 30 years but moved permanently in March as an early ...

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