The ‘best guess’ for the Brexit divorce bill is ‘somewhere around the €30 billion mark’ — half of what Juncker proposes
|05/19/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
LONDON — It is really difficult to accurately calculate how much Britain will be forced to pay the European Union once it leaves the bloc but the “best guess” for a total amount is “somewhere around the €30 billion (£25.7 billion, $33.34 billion) mark,” according to Professor Iain Begg.
This is half of what European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker previously proposed.
Begg, a senior fellow of The UK in a Changing Europe and professorial research fellow at the European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science, wrote an article in conjunction with Prospect magazine. It read more >>>