Prime Minister Theresa may has threatened to refuse to sign the agreement with Brussels on the terms Brexit, should it be disadvantageous for the United Kingdom. She declared it in interview “Bi-bi-si” on Monday, may 22.
Commenting on his recent statement that the UK is expecting a “grim” Outlook in the event of failure of negotiations with the European Union, may recalled that, in her opinion, “no agreement is better than a bad deal. I think (…) that here (in the UK — approx. “Of the tape.ru”), there are people who are willing to sign any agreement,” she said.
May 21, may has announced plans to require EU at the end of Brexit compensation that Brussels was obliged to pay the London for participation in joint projects. According to her, the amount of billions of pounds. Speaking of joint EU projects, for participation in which the UK can rely on receiving the money, she called the European investment Bank and the European investment Fund. Newspaper the Sunday Telegraph notes that the UK share of the European investment Bank is estimated at 16 percent (10 billion pounds, or 11.6 billion euros).
On the same day was published an interview with the Minister for British exit from the EU David Davis. In an interview with The Sunday Times he said that London will cease negotiations with the EU on Brexit if Brussels does not cease to require 100 billion euros (85,9 billion pounds) for the fact that the UK leaves the Commonwealth.
In early may, the Financial Times wrote that the head of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker requires London 50 billion pounds for Brexit. Chancellor of Austria, Christian Kern, according to the newspaper, appreciated the procedure 60 billion pounds, while France and Germany insist on the amount of 100 billion euros. According to them, that is how much the United Kingdom has the EU based the assumed long-term liabilities.
Then Davis said that London will not pay to Brussels € 100 billion.
March 28 Mei signed letter with notification of EU authorities about the formal start of procedure Brexit. Negotiating this process will take two years.