We’ve done 24-hour shifts on repatriation flights with no PPE, and our reward is facing redundancy.
The German embassy in London has received 3380 requests for repatriation since the Brexit referendum in June 2016. Comparatively, only about 20 requests were made annually before Brexit. One such family, the descendants of Auschwitz survivor Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, say that the rising tensions in the country and the prospect of being cut off from freedom of movement around Europe has led to them applying for German citizenship, which was stripped from their families during the Nazi regime.
"To make victims pay for their freedom is immoral," Yvette Cooper has said.