The risk of the loss of EU citizenship rights for EU nationals in the UK, and for UK nationals in EU member states, as a consequence of Brexit requires action “now”, says a House of Lords report published today by the EU justice sub-committee.
The influential report has highlighted the anxiety and uncertainty felt by these groups and has recommended that ‘the Government should change its policy and give a unilateral guarantee now that it will safeguard the EU citizenship rights of all EU nationals in the UK post-Brexit. The overwhelming weight of the evidence we received points to this as morally the right thing to do. It would also have the advantage of striking a much needed positive note for the start of the negotiations.’
Read the report here: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld201617/ldselect/ldeucom/82/82.pdf
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