EXPATS living in Spain will have their futures decided at the same time as arrangements for EU citizens living in the UK are made, David Davis has said.
The new Brexit Minister said he was determined to win a ‘generous settlement’ for both UK-based migrants and the 1.2 million Brits in the EU.
Davis also ruled out removing the three million EU migrants currently in the UK, although he said the government may act if there is a ‘surge’ of late arrivals.
“We will get a generous settlement for EU migrants here now and a generous settlement for British citizens in the EU,” said Davis.
Meanwhile, new International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has said he wants Brexit to be completed by January 1, 2019.
The prominent Leave campaigner is pushing for a quick exit, which would mean triggering Article 50 by the end of 2016.