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UK PM candidates vow to make EU immigration harder after Brexit

Reuters  |  London 

Both candidates seeking to become Britain's next prime minister vowed in interviews published on Friday to impose tougher rules on European Union (EU) citizens newly arriving in Britain, as they face a ballot of party members to choose David Cameron's successor. Just over two weeks since concerns over immigration pushed many Britons to back Brexit in a referendum, Home Secretary Theresa May and Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom both promised to restrict free movement of citizens from the EU. "People going on holiday or travelling on business or to collaborate on science will be ...

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First Published: Sat, July 09 2016. 21:36 IST