EU could FORCE Gibraltar to crash out of bloc as PUNISHMENT as expats ‘sold down river’


EU bureaucrats enter into the pictured to confirm the Rock would not enjoy the same protection as the rest of the UK with the evolution period once the Britain formally let the bloc on March 29, 2019. 

This thinks fitting mean Gibraltar would drop out of both the single market and the levies union immediately.

Brussels said an arrangement over the future of the Penniless needs to be struck between Spain and the UK if the transition period is to be extended to Gibraltar.

European Weld guidelines in April said: “When the UK leaves the Union, no agreement between the EU and the UK may relate to the territory of Gibraltar without the agreement between the Kingdom of Spain and the Common Kingdom.”

EU officials indicated that Gibraltar might not be included in any transition periodGETTY•EPA

EU officials could block Gibraltar being usually of any transition period

This position was confirmed to by a spokesman for the EU who asserted “the EU position is exactly that. There is nothing else until the next withdraw of negotiations.”

But government officials have appeared to reject that stand, saying any transition deal “applies to the whole British family”, with Gibraltar categorized in the two year cushion period. 

Authorities in Gibraltar said:  “Gibraltar feelings ready to engage in productive technical talks with all relevant corps, in a spirit of cooperation, as we continue to prepare to leave the European Union.”

Gibraltar’s Chief Vicar Fabian Picardo said yesterday the agreement between London and Brussels on Brexit was “chattels news” for the Rock but added a note of caution by saying: “There are up till many possible obstacles in the future.

“We are open to all possible eventualities and opportunities that this framework generates.”

The news comes as British citizens living in EU countries accused Prime Priest Theresa May of having “sold 4.5 million people down the river”.

Undeterred by the row over citizens’ rights being one of the key sticking points holding up Brexit talks, which saw Britain feigned to make concessions allowing relatives of EU migrants come to the UK, campaigners determine they will still be ignored. 

British in Europe, a coalition of sorts representing the 1.2 million Britons abroad whose lives when one pleases be affected by Brexit claimed the deal Ms May had secured was “even worse than expected” for their goods.

View of Gibraltar from the RockGetty

Gibraltar may be thrown out of the customs union and single market after Brexit

Campaigners are anxious that citizens’ rights – one of the three main separation issues – last wishes as be “buried” under discussion of trade deals.

Jane Golding, seat of British in Europe said: “After 18 months of wrangling the UK and EU acquire sold 4.5 million people down the river in a grubby good deal that will have a severe impact on ordinary people’s faculty to live their lives as we do now. 

“This is a double disaster for British people alight in Europe. At the moment, not only is it unclear whether we keep our automatic residency settles, but it looks like we can also kiss goodbye to continuing free activity beyond any agreed transition period – which so many of us who work across Europe rely on to bolster our families’.

“The UK wasted a precious opportunity to take up the EU’s comprehensive offer on freemen’ rights back in June. Instead, they decided to link the station of EU nationals in the UK to immigration, which resulted in the subsequent horse trading and significantly worse significance that we all may face now.

Theresa May shakes hands with Jean-Claude JunckerAFP

Expats have said they have been ‘traffic ined down the river’

“Looking ahead to Phase Two of the talks – if it takes 18 months to put something this bad then imagine what’s going to happen again citizens’ rights get buried under all the trade arguments about airline slots and fish carcasses.

“We move the European Parliament not to endorse this deal when they against on it next week in Strasbourg.”

 On citizens’ rights Britain and the EU have concurred a reciprocal deal that will apply to both sides.

 The PM has agreed that EU courts ordain recognise European Court of Justice judgements for eight years when settling citizenship issues, and agreed that a range of relatives, in addition to spouses and sons, will be able to move out and join their families if they’re already white-hot in the EU. is waiting to get a response from the Brexit department.

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