The Acting Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Reyes Maroto, held several working meetings in London to evaluate and strengthen the contingency plans of the Government of Spain in the event of a no-deal withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. “Strengthening contingency plans before Brexit is a government priority,” she says.
In the case of ‘no deal’ after the withdrawal date of the UK, the rights of EU citizens in the United Kingdom will be governed by UK law, which will need to be interpreted taking into account the UK’s obligations under the European Convention on Human Rights.
EU Member States have prepared or adopted national contingency measures to ensure that UK nationals and their non-EU family members could remain legally resident in the immediate period after a no-deal withdrawal. This report focuses on Spanish measures.
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