EU toughens Brexit position and final UK compensate liabilities in euros
The EU is toughening a Brexit negotiating position after conference with member states, serve downplaying hopes of a trade agreement before a UK leaves while insisting that Britain settle a divorce check in euros rather than sterling.
The European elect expects Britain to compensate a estimated €60bn (£50bn) in liabilities in euros, withdrawal it to risk a banking markets during a time when a pound has been weak, according to a paper seen by Politico.
The EU also skeleton to pull for a workers in Britain to suffer a full operation of stream rights for a whole of their lifetimes, enforced by a European probity of justice.
Key European amicable and practice manners would also be extended to family members of unfamiliar workers who come to a UK even after a country’s withdrawal from a bloc.
Such an agreement could meant manners permitting UK child advantage to be paid to children vital abroad would sojourn in force potentially decades after Brexit. Future amendments to a rights, in that a UK would have no say, would also be practical to EU nationals in a UK.
The elect also expects a UK to cover all a relocation costs compared with a dual EU bodies now formed in London, a European Medicines Agency and a European Banking Authority.
“The United Kingdom should entirely cover a specific costs associated to a withdrawal routine such as a relocation of a agencies or other kinship bodies,” a breeze of a European commission’s minute directives for a EU’s arch Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, says.
The UK’s financial obligations to a EU “should be tangible in euro”, it adds.
The European legislature president, Donald Tusk, is to glow a starting gun on a contest between member states over a predestine of a dual EU agencies by a finish of this month, with elect officials carefree that new locations can be motionless by June.
The commission’s final directives for Barnier will be adopted once leaders of a remaining 27 EU member states have authorized a broader domestic goals a European legislature is now developing. The 27 will accommodate to plead th e supposed discipline during an unusual limit in Brussels on 29 April.
According to a Financial Times, a discipline have also been tightened adult to offer a UK even reduction wish of a good deal. The journal claimed a latest breeze downplays a EU’s perspective of how shortly it is peaceful to rivet in discussions on a post-Brexit trade deal with a UK.
The strange discipline remarkable that a EU stood prepared to start work before 2019 on a “ambitious free-trade agreement” requested by a British government. The revised text, according to a FT, records a EU’s eagerness to plead “an agreement on trade”. A comparison EU diplomat told a journal that a amendment was deliberately done to reduce expectations.
The revised request also insists that a predestine of a EU agencies formed in a UK should be staid fast and Britain will have no contend in their destiny home.
Almost all member states have told a elect of their seductiveness in holding one of a agencies, a latest being a Netherlands, whose primary minister, Mark Rutte, wrote to Tusk on Thursday .
The Department for Exiting a European Union had claimed that a emanate of a dual agencies would be a matter for negotiations and their transformation out of a UK had not been determined.
In a growth that will do small for a atmosphere when a European elect president, Jean-Claude Juncker, visits Downing Street subsequent Wednesday , a latest discipline also prominence concerns about Britain’s treatment of EU nationals vital in a UK.
There are worries about Britain’s requirement that EU migrants finish an 85-page form to infer they have permanent residen cy in a UK. The latest breeze of a discipline is pronounced to insist: “Citizens should be means to practice their rights by well-spoken and elementary executive procedures.”