EU nationals are vital to the UK
EU citizens were used as bargaining chips in Brexit negotiations.
It’s no wonder many are now reluctant to come to Britain to live and work.
And for those that were already here, the atmosphere has been poisoned by a “hostile” environment.
The UK Government’s “settled status” plan was supposed to give EU citizens protection after Brexit.
But it’s just another obstacle put in the way of something that didn’t need fixing.
The fee that will be charged to EU national is one of those obstacles, and Theresa May should remove it.
One in 10 doctors in the NHS are from other EU countries.
Around 13,000 EU nationals work in the Scottish NHS.
Nicola Sturgeon wants to pay their fees, but can only reimburse them after the cost has been covered by each applicant up front.
She says nurses are turning away or re-thinking their futures.
This is the real-life impact of the vote to leave Europe.
The price of an application is £65 – can anyone in the Tory Government truly say it was worth it?