REVEALED: Now shameless EU threatens UK with astronomical £500BILLION Brexit DIVORCE BILL

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  1. Aptrgangr nulla crux, nulla corona

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    REVEALED: Now shameless EU threatens UK with astronomical £500BILLION Brexit DIVORCE BILL

    THE EUROPEAN Parliament's top Brexit negotiator has said Britain could face a £500billion (€600bn) Brexit divorce bill – ten times the figure initially expected.

    Late last year it was widely reported Eurocrats were planning on slapping the UK with a £50billion (€60billion) exit bill as punishment for voting to abandon Brussels in the June referendum.

    The EU defended the demand as it argued Britain had unpaid budget commitments, pension liabilities and loan guarantees to honour.

    At the time, Michel Barnier, the European Commission's chief Brexit negotiator, vowed to make the UK pay the sum in full as Theresa May prepares to trigger Article 50.

    However, Guy Verhofstadt has now said he expects Britain to cough up over £500bn to the European Union as it extricates itself from Brussels. (...)

    http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/761018/Guy-Verhofstadt-Newsnight-600-billion-Brexit-bill-EU-exit
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    The EU is bound determined to live up to the perception of a welfare state :lol:

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