EU anger over May’s post-Brexit immigration plan

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EU anger over May’s post-Brexit immigration plan

MEPs attack adoption of skills-based policy and end to freedom of movement

Senior EU figures have attacked Theresa May’s post-Brexit immigration plan with the president of the European commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, signalling that he expects a row with the British prime minister at an upcoming “moment of truth” summit.

As May sketched out her plans to end freedom of movement and adopt a skills-based migration policy during a Tuesday morning tour of radio and TV studios, there were demands for a tit-for-tat response during a debate in the European parliament.

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