School of Politics and International Relations

Professor Tim Bale, EU hopes for clarity on Brexit payments

21 September 2017

EU officials are hoping for signs from prime minister Theresa May, in her upcoming speech in Florence, that the UK is willing to pay its financial obligations to the EU. "The expectation is that she is going to be making an offer on the financial settlement for a transitional period," said Professor Tim Bale, "it [the speech] seems be a chance for her perhaps to accelerate the negations, that are seem to be running into the sand," he said.
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