|Author (Person)||Barker, Alex|
|Publisher||Centre for European Reform (CER)|
|Series Title||Policy Brief|
|Series Details||February 2017|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
Britain’s EU exit bill is possibly the single biggest obstacle to a smooth Brexit. The European Commission calculates that the UK has €60 billion of charges to settle. Britain is confident it will face down what it considers to be spurious demands. Both sides are entering the Brexit money negotiations with unrealistic expectations. Ultimately, this political collision could bring the Brexit talks to a sudden and premature end and poison future EU-UK trade relations.
|Subject Categories||Economic and Financial Affairs|
|Countries / Regions||Europe, United Kingdom|