Last updated: March 23, 2017

Still here? EU reality dims British demand on full membership

British PM Theresa May is welcomed by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the EC headquarters in BrusselsFormally, yes, the heads of European Union institutions say Britain and its citizens will keep seats at council tables and in Parliament or go on with EU civil service careers in the two to three years left before it quits the 28-nation bloc. In reality, say British lawmakers and officials in Brussels – some of whom were offered trauma counseling by employers after the Brexit referendum four months ago to the day – they are already being sidelined, and expect further isolation. "Why should anyone listen to us?" said a British member of the European Parliament who forecast a December mid-term reshuffle of posts such as committee chairs will see many compatriots lose out.



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