Blog: Germany deports three British electricians for Brexit rule breach – The Times

Three British tradesmen have been fined and deported from Germany as the country toughens its stance on unregistered workers after Brexit.

Officials from the customs authority in Stuttgart inspected the paperwork of five workers who were fitting out a sports shop on behalf of a Slovenian company. The men were told that they did not have sufficient documentation to justify their stay in the country.

The men included a Croatian, a Serb and the three British electricians, from Hornchurch, east London, who were identified under Germany’s privacy laws only as Matthew O, 22, Carl P, 30, and Pjotr O, 51.

Thomas Seemann, the spokesman for the customs office in Stuttgart, told The Times that although the three Britons had not been prosecuted, they had to

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