Sarcastically Ferrari replied: “It is too early to have any idea about it, it is asking a lot. It takes a long time and requires a lot of talking.”
Brexiteers have reacted angrily to Mr Goerens’ proposals, with some likening it to “sticking two fingers up” to the British public after they voted to leave the EU.
“This amendment is sticking two fingers up to the majority of voters in this country by saying the EU can control our borders even after Brexit and British citizenship can be superseded,” Ukip MEP Bill Etheridge told Express.co.uk.
Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament’s top negotiator, has thrown his support behind the scheme.