Does the UK have to pay the EU more money?

22 March 2017

One of the main sticking points in the negotiations will be the amount of money the UK has to settle with the EU because of the financial commitments already undertaken by the UK as a member of the EU. Many numbers are floating around, but the actual sum is still unclear as the extent of the UK’s liabilities is controversial and there are differing legal opinions on the matter. The two sides will agree on a methodology before entering into detailed discussions.

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