The British and EU27 Brexit negotiating teams are headed for a major clash over how the rights of the 3.2 million EU citizens living in the U.K. will be enforced post-Brexit.
Prime Minister Theresa May, in a statement to EU leaders at the European Council in Brussels, rejected calls from the EU side for those rights to be upheld by the European Court of Justice. Instead, May said they would be “enshrined in U.K. law and will be enforced through our highly respected courts.”
This puts the U.K. on a collision course with the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier whose position …read more
Source: European Voice