Exclusive: Britain and the EU agree Brexit divorce bill

British and EU negotiators have reached a deal over the so-called Brexit bill, opening the door to a potential breakthrough in the talks this December, the Telegraph has learned.

Sources on both sides confirmed that an agreement-in-principle has now been reached over the EU’s demand for a €60bn financial settlement ahead of a crucial lunch meeting next Monday between Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission president.

Two sources confirmed that the terms were agreed at a meeting in Brussels late last week after intense back-channel discussions led by Oliver Robbins, the UK’s chief Brexit negotiator.

Read on… http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/11/28/exclusive-britain-eu-agree-brexit-divorce-bill/

5 thoughts on “Exclusive: Britain and the EU agree Brexit divorce bill

  1. Rothpol, apart from it being behind a paywall, that article does not fit with my understanding of the facts.
    I pay for access to the Times, the FT, The Washington Post, and NRC, and am a supporter of the Guardian. but please …
    … and could you perhaps consider not basing stories on what you find in the Daily Express, and the Daily Mail.


    • I have every intention of bringing news, I judge will be of interest to readers generally. When RR reviews his comments, he will likely agree too that censorship is never wise. Rik.


  2. £60bn, looks like no £350m a week (new hospital) for the NHS for around 3 1/2 yrs after brexit. Placing interest charges to the same effect, to pay off this £60bn, looking like this divorce bill will take a little longer than the 3 1/2 years, probably more likely to be around 40/50 years.


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