Plea for chil­dren of EU ci­ti­zens

The Press and Journal (Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire) - - NEWS -

The chil­dren of EU ci­ti­zens should be ex­empt from pay­ing any post-Brexit reg­is­tra­tion costs, the Scot­tish Gov­ern­ment has said.

Ex­ter­nal Af­fairs Sec­re­tary Fiona Hys­lop called on the UK Gov­ern­ment to com­mit to not im­pos­ing reg­is­tra­tion fees for the 35,000 chil­dren of EU fam­i­lies un­der the age of 16 cur­rently liv­ing in Scotland.

Ms Hys­lop has al­ready writ­ten to Home Sec­re­tary Sa­jid Javid urg­ing him to recog­nise Scotland’s “unique” mi­gra­tion needs.

Fiona Hys­lop has writ­ten to the home sec­re­tary

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