European parliament to attack UK treatment of EU citizens

Leaked resolution says MEPs will use veto against any Brexit deal without a backstopThe European parliament is to criticise the British government’s treatment of EU citizens living in the UK and insist it will refuse to ratify a deal that fails...

European parliament to attack UK treatment of EU citizens

Leaked resolution says MEPs will use veto against any Brexit deal without a backstop

The European parliament is to criticise the British government’s treatment of EU citizens living in the UK and insist it will refuse to ratify a deal that fails to include an Irish backstop or provisions that tie the UK into EU standards after Brexit.

A leaked copy of a resolution of the parliament due to be voted on next week lays out a series of concerns about the conduct of Boris Johnson’s government. The parliament has a veto on any deal agreed.

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