The governing Popular Party wants British citizens in Spain to able to continue voting in local elections after Brexit, El País reported on Wednesday, citing unnamed senior sources within the party.
"We are going to ask they be allowed to continue voting. We would like them to conserve their political rights".
British Consul Sarah-Jane Morris said on a trip to meet British residents near Alicante (Valencia) recently that while there were around a million homes owned by British citizens in Spain, fewer than 300,000 were registered with local authorities.
The options being considered by the PP, according to El País, are: voting rights as part of the final Brexit deal, an extension of existing rights, or a bilateral "reciprocity agreement" on the matter between Spain and the UK, t...
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