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Exclusive: Jumping ship - Brexit-hit EU staff ditch UK passports

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By Samantha Koester and Alastair MacdonaldBRUSSELS (Reuters) - About one in 10 British civil servants at the European Commission has taken another EU nationality since the Brexit vote, but are nonetheless resigned to scant prospects of future promotion.Figures from European Union data provided to Reuters and interviews reflect a pessimistic view of the future in Brussels for nearly 900 remaining British staff on the EU executive once Britain leaves the bloc in March next year following its June 2016 referendum.They also highlight the role of nationality in EU career advancement despite a ...

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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 14:13 IST