23 Jun 2017

EU leaders cool on May’s EU nationals pledge

Political Editor

“Below our expectations.” “Particularly vague”. “Not a breakthrough.” Yes, it’s fair to say there was a less than ecstatic response from the other European leaders to Theresa May’s promise that three million EU citizens will be able to stay in the UK after Brexit. At the end of her first EU summit since she failed to secure a majority, Mrs May admitted there were differences to be resolved.