British residents of Almuñécar had the chance to voice their concerns about what changes Brexit might bring to their lifestyles here.
The Councillor for Citizen Participation, Beatriz González Orce, chaired the talk in the Casa de la Cultura and tried to calm concern over this looming shake up to an audience of mainly retired British citizens.
If you are retired then the changes to the free movement of workers within the EU won’t affect you, for a start. However, pensioners’ main concern is access to the Spanish National Health system.
The whole chat, however, could be conceived as pointless because nobody – not even the British Prime Minister, has a clue how it will all turn out.
Having said that, bilateral arrangements between Spain and the UK will logically come about as both parties are pretty keen to maintain the present arrangement.
However, the when the Councillor announced that the Town Hall would lend all that it has to facilitate paperwork etc, there was a round of applause.
Rumours that we will all be rounded up and sold to the highest bidder have been exaggerated, said the councillor, inching towards the door…
(News: Almunecar, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucia)