Brexit sparks upsurge in UK nationals contacting helpline

Callers to Immigrant Council of Ireland worried about residency and employment rights

28th June, 2016
Nigel Farage holds up his passport Pic: Getty

British citizens are in the top 10 nationalities contacting the Immigrant Council of Ireland helpline in the wake of Brexit, it has been revealed.

The organisation's chief executive, Brian Killoran, said that as soon as it was clear the Leave camp was going to win, the phone lines got busy.

“We have also been receiving lots of calls from UK nationals with family-members from outside the EU, who are concerned about whether or not EU rules...

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