Theresa May is warning the EU that if they don’t come to a transition deal by the end of March, Britain will not be paying the cost of separation from the EU they had agreed upon, which is 39 billion pounds.
THERESA May last night warned EU leaders her £39billion divorce cheque is off unless they agree a transition deal by March.
The PM began to unveil her key demands for the next stage of negotiations yesterday.
She told MPs an agreement on a two-year transition period that starts on exit day in 2019 should be sealed as early as possible.
Mrs May added that meant within “the first quarter” of next year.
Her timetable to reassure worried businesses comes six months earlier than EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier’s original plan of September.
It also emerged last night that No10 expects the EU to put up a fight over its demand to start registering EU citizens living here straight after Brexit.
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