Upon Triggering Brexit Article 50, First Agenda is U.K. Demand for Payment from the European Union


Buying Britain out the price of leaving the EU

Somalilandsun- When the UK starts the Article 50 process of leaving the EU next month, one of the earliest items on the agenda – or so we are told – will be a demand for money from the EU. This is mostly to cover Britain’s share of bills due from the EU’s byzantine budget process.
But like all Brussels money fights, this one could turn ugly quite quickly. And if it gets out of hand it could easily sour the rest of the Brexit talks process, and the “new relationship” process to follow, writes Economics Correspondent Sean Whelan in a piece titled Buying Britain out – the price of leaving the EU