Plans to register 3.5 million EU citizens in Britain may result in another Windrush scandal

Marcus Barnett - 21 January 2019

GOVERNMENT officials have been warned that plans to register 3.5 million EU citizens living in Britain post-Brexit may result in another Windrush scandal.

Critics have urged the government, which launches its first public test scheme today, to behave professionally with its registration to offer EU nationals “settled status.”... See more

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