From left to right: Richard Hill (Brexpats in Spain), Nigel Aston (Eurocitzens), Anne Hernandez (Brexpats in Spain), John Richards (Eurocitzens), Steve Barclay (Secretary of State for the Department for EU Exit), Ambassador Hugh Elliott, Margaret and Gerald Hales (ECREU (Expat Citizens Rights in the EU) and John Carvick (Eurocitzens). | Rob Thom / Design102
Secretary of State for Exiting the EU, Steven Barclay, met yesterday with members of three of the groups representing UK nationals in Spain: Brexpats, ECREU and EuroCitizens. They discussed the key issues affecting the more than 300,000 British citizens who have made Spain their home. During his visit to Madrid, the Secretary of State also spoke at an “Informative Breakfast” hosted by Spanish news agency Europa Press and met with business representatives. He also discussed the importance of citizens’ rights during his meeting with the Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell.