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“Unforgivable”: Uproar after Erasmus scheme scrapped in Brexit vote

People are in uproar after Parliament voted against an amendment to keep the Erasmus scheme during Brexit votes last night.

Anti-Brexit campaigners have flocked to Twitter to express their outrage, after MPs blocked a clause which would have required the government to seek to negotiate continuation of the programme, which allows British students to study in the EU.

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Femi Oluwole, a prominent anti-Brexit campaigner, said:

Meanwhile, Ros Taylor, a journalist who works for pro-EU podcast Remainiacs, added:

Erasmus is currently trending on Twitter as members of the public weigh in on the debate. One user added:

Britain leaves the EU at the end of the month and it is fast becoming clear what that will mean for the country.

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