DOZENS of EU citizens aired concerns about their future at a Clydebank public meeting.
MSP Gil Paterson hosted the event to help EU citizens sign up with the EU Settlement Scheme, funded by the Scottish Government.
On Monday February 17, many in attendance aired their concerns and questions about the process following Brexit Day.
Pawel Kopec from the EU Citizen’s Project, held a presentation and Q&A on the practicalities of gaining settlement.
Also on hand, Sadia Khan from Citizens Advice Scotland, who told how she and her colleagues are on hand to help with the process.
Mr Paterson, MSP for Clydebank and Milngavie, said: “It was clear from this event that many of my EU constituents have anxieties about their future within the UK.
“I was very glad to have Pawel and Sadia at the meeting to provide such useful information for EU citizens looking for settled status and to answer their many concerns.
“It is important at this time that we reach out to EU citizens and reassure them they are welcome in Scotland, and always will be.
“In this growing anti-immigrant climate pushed by Boris Johnson’s government, we have to do our best to reach out to these affected communities.”