The British Ambassador to Spain has written an open letter to British citizens living here on the subject of citizens rights as the UK prepares to leave the European Union.
In his letter, Simon Manley talks about the successful state visit of King Felipe in the UK earlier this month, and goes on to talk about the work the consular teams have undertaken across the country, and the proposals made by the UK Government.
He reiterates that citizens remain the top priority in the exit negotiations, and confirms a desire to provide people with an agreement that offers greater certainty about their future. The letter also reminds people that the UK is still currently a full member of the EU, meaning that rights have not changed for British citizens working and living in Spain.
The letter in full:
Given the success of the Spanish State Visit to the UK the week before last, which, among other things, highlighted the importance of people to people links between our two countries, I thought it timely to return to the subject of citizens’ rights in the negotiations on our departure from and future partnership with the EU.
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