6. Dec, 2017


In an amazing throw away comment - Philip Hammond confirms that Theresa May and her Cabinet has not had any specific discussion about the final Brexit outcome it wants.

Politico Europe has had a detailed briefing on the 15-page draft UK-EU deal that was circulating on Monday before the DUP said it was unacceptable.

According to a draft text of the joint agreement with the EU. "The U.K. will pay no upfront Brexit divorce bill to the European Union but will instead continue to act “as if it remained a member state” by meeting its ongoing liabilities as and when they arise for several decades to come."

In a very thorough examination, Tom McTague and Maia De La Baume summarise what the briefing said.

The document contains no final figure for the UK’s financial settlement.