Positive news regarding Brexit transition

Friday 23rd February 2017

EU citizens arriving in UK during Brexit transition 'can stay permanently' in Theresa May U-turn.

Theresa May is looking to reverse her initial plan to stop EU citizens arriving in the UK during the Brexit transition phase, it has been reported.

Theresa May is looking to reverse her initial plan to stop EU citizens arriving in the UK during the Brexit transition phase, it has been reported.

Three weeks after the prime minister said that those coming from the EU after 29 March 2019, when the transition phase starts, would not have the same rights as those already in the UK, Downing Street is said to be looking at changing this policy, the Times reported.

Although a final decision has not been reached, a source told The Times: "This is a big U-turn in the offing, with another source confirming that planning was under way, adding: "That's where thinking at the centre/Dexeu (Brexit department) etc now is."

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Source: International Business Times

Summary:

The Prime Minister wants to change the policy to allow any EU citizens arriving in the UK during the Brexit transitional period to be allowed to stay permanently.