The talks on the terms of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union are finally getting under way in Brussels. Here are the key questions surrounding the Brexit negotiations:
Who is sitting round the table?
The UK side is led by Brexit Secretary David Davis, the self-described “charming bastard” and committed Leaver who is spearheading the British negotiating effort. On the opposite side is Michel Barnier, the French former foreign minister who is the European Commission’s chief negotiator. They will each be accompanied by a team of senior officials.
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