Excerpted From The Telegraph: heresa May is facing a backlash from European leaders over plans to curb migration after France threatened to retaliate against Britons working on the continent.
The Prime Minister and Amber Rudd, the Home Secretary, used the conference speeches to announce an immigration crackdown which included plans to force companies to publish the number of foreign workers they employ.
Emmanuelle Cosse, France’s housing minister, said that the plans would be a “catastrophe” and said that the policy “raises the issue of reciprocity”, indicating that Britons living abroad could face similar curbs.
Mario Giro, Italy’s deputy foreign minister, appeared to accuse Ms Rudd of racism.
He tweeted a cartoon that appeared in an Italian newspaper in which one character said “it’s a soft start to Brexit”. The other responded: “They’ve starting with racial laws.
Mr Giro told the Financial Times: ““This is not the UK that we have always known — it’s the crib of democracy. “This may help for domestic political purposes, but it does not correspond to their tradition. Keep reading