SAJID Javid has turned the desk on EU bosses and demanded solutions over how Brits on the continent will probably be handled after Brexit.
The brand new Dwelling Secretary has voiced âconcernâ that member states haven’t made the identical ensures on citizensâ rights because the UK.
And he vowed to push European leaders on how they intend to supply residency rights to expats, saying most had been âunclearâ about their intentions.
Mr Javid made the remarks in a letter he despatched to the EU Parliamentâs negotiator, Man Verhofstadt, who he met yesterday in Brussels.
The Dwelling Secretary dodged questions from reporters following the behind closed doorways talks, solely saying they have been âconstructiveâ earlier than being bundled right into a elevate by panicked advisers.
However The Solar understands that in his letter despatched this week he raised a sequence of issues in it in regards to the uncertainty dealing with the 1.Three million Brits dwelling on the continent.
The Dwelling Secretary mentioned he âcares very deeplyâ in regards to the standing of expats and known as for âadditional detailsâ about how they are going to be registered to be unveiled swiftly.
Mr Javid wrote: âWe’re involved that as but now we have seen little details about the sensible preparations for securing their rights.â
He added he could be taking over his criticism with the Fee and urged MEPs to âfocusâ on making the problem a prime precedence in Brussels.
In response, an EU parliament supply informed The Solar that MEPs had at all times made clear the plight of UK residents was equally essential to them.
They mentioned: âWeâre pushing the Fee and Council on this. Now we have repeatedly known as without cost motion rights for UK residents.â
The Authorities has provided settled standing to all 3.2 million EU residents dwelling within the UK, with ministers promising they’ll be capable to use a easy system to safe everlasting residency rights.