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EU Migrants To Work In The UK 'Visa Free' After Brexit, Theresa May's Negotiation Plan Reveals

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12.07.2018

EU citizens will be able to work in the UK without a visa on a “temporary” basis under Theresa May’s plan for Brexit.

In a move likely to infuriate Hard Brexiteers in the Tory Party, the Prime Minister will allow EU workers to “travel freely” for “tourism and temporary business activity”.

The proposal, part of a long-awaited report on what May hopes to secure from her Brussels negotiations, seems to contradict comments made by the Home Secretary on Wednesday that EU citizens would no longer have an “automatic right” to “hop on a plane” and come to work in the UK.

The document – which prompted the resignations of David Davis, Boris Johnson and Steve Baker – proposes the UK would maintain “frictionless trade” with the EU by mirroring its customs rules, and confirms the Government wants a close relationship with the EU on goods and agri-foods.

But the document is sketchy on detail in key areas, including when the new customs arrangements would come into place and how long EU citizens would be........

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