WARSAW (Reuters) - Between 100,000 and 200,000 Poles living in Britain may return home as a result of Britain leaving the European Union, a Polish government ministry said on Monday.
“The situation around Brexit combined with improvement in the socio-economic situation in Poland may mean that some Poles (an estimate of 100,000-200,000) presently living in Great Britain will decided to return,” Poland’s Development Ministry said in a reply to a question by a member of parliament.
Some 916,000 Poles live in the United Kingdom, according to 2015 data from Britain’s Office for National Statistics.
Reporting by Pawel Sobczak and Lidia Kelly; Editing by Robin Pomeroy
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