European Citizens

Europeans who’ve made their homes in the UK face an uncertain future.

Some feel they’ve been used as bargaining chips in the negotiations and cannot understand why it is taking so long to provide them with the reassurances they want.

Already they’ve felt ostracised and unwelcome. They’re fearful about what is to come.


Maria Bates is a former deputy headteacher from Kendal in the Lake District and German by birth. She fears for the future and says the referendum created a them v. us mentality which is completely unnecessary.