Brexit: Jean-Claude Juncker says UK will 'regret' decision

Media captionJuncker tells UKIP MEPs: You’ll bewail Brexit

The UK will come to “regret” a preference to leave a EU, European Commission boss Jean-Claude Juncker has warned.

Addressing a European Parliament, Mr Juncker was cheered by Eurosceptic MEPs as he remarkable a UK’s depart was due on 29 March, 2019.

In response he pronounced a time would come “when we will bewail your decision”.

MEPs’ Brexit representative, Guy Verhofstadt, pronounced a UK had to pierce over a “slogans and soundbites”.

But he pronounced that a UK and EU were “very near” to an agreement on citizens’ rights post Brexit.

Mr Juncker told MEPs in Strasbourg there was an “increasing urgency” to negotiate a UK’s nurse withdrawal from a EU.

He did not wish EU adults to “fall plant to Brexit”, he said, adding that it was critical to secure their rights.

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Ex-UKIP personality Nigel Farage says a UK should desert skeleton for a transition duration post Brexit

Mr Juncker steady a EU side’s line that “cherry-picking is not going to be possible” in a destiny trade attribute between a UK and EU.

“I would rather have elite Britain not to have motionless to leave a European Union, though anyone who leaves a European Union has to know, frankly, what this means,” he said.

“If we confirm to jettison, leave behind, a common agreements and rules, afterwards we have to accept that things can't sojourn as they are.”

He urged Theresa May to give “more clarity on how a UK sees a destiny attribute with a EU”.

He called for serve British proposals on how to equivocate a tough limit in Northern Ireland, that he calls a “European issue” not only an “Irish issue”.

But he was heckled by UKIP’s David Coburn, who shouted: “It is a British issue.”

Meanwhile, former UKIP personality Nigel Farage argued that Mrs May should channel US President Donald Trump when she meets EU leaders subsequent week.

Referring to a brawl with a US over steel and aluminium tariffs, he pronounced a UK could pointer a possess trade understanding with a US “in 48 hours” if it was not a member of a EU.

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Conservative David Campbell Bannerman says a UK will be a EU’s biggest marketplace post Brexit

He urged Mrs May to desert skeleton for a transition duration post Brexit, observant a UK voted “to leave this organisation”, a etiquette kinship and singular market.

“So greatfully Mrs May during this limit subsequent week, do what Trump has done, mount clever opposite a European Commission, opposite a unelected bullies,” he said.

Interim UKIP personality Gerard Batten combined that a European Commission “wants umbrella surrender” from a UK negotiators.

He pronounced Mrs May would settle for “conditional surrender”, though combined that “UKIP’s position is no surrender” and his celebration would not accept “subservience” to a EU in a destiny relationship.

Liberal Democrat MEP Catherine Bearder argued that a UK supervision had “no devise for Northern Ireland, no devise for a adults and no skeleton for a businesses”, adding that “no transparent devise is a desertion of a duty”.

“Whatever a understanding competence be, we as Liberal Democrats direct a people have a contend on it,” she told MEPs. “Or, as my hashtag says ‘give us a contend Mrs May’.”

Conservative MEP David Campbell Bannerman urged European colleagues not to be so disastrous about Brexit.

He pronounced a UK will turn “the largest singular marketplace of a EU when we leave, bigger than China, US, Japan, for example”.

“We have a £75m necessity with a EU of your products and we occupy 1.5m Germans by cars, etc – and a City of London is really critical to appropriation EU businesses. I’ve listened nothing of this today,” he added.

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