January 24, 2018 / 10:42 AM / 4 months ago

Don't worry, you won't be deported: UK minister tells EU citizens

LONDON (Reuters) - Brexit minister David Davis told EU citizens living in Britain on Wednesday not to worry about the country’s departure from the European Union, saying they were not about to be deported.

Britain's Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis walks out of 10 Downing Street in London, January 23, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville

But Davis, speaking to a parliamentary committee, said one sticking point in protecting citizens’ rights might be over voting rights in other countries - something British ministers may have to settle through bilateral negotiations.

Reporting by Elizabeth Piper, editing by William James

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