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No doubt the EU will use indicators like Norway's contribution per capita which suit it's argument for a higher contribution, and the UK will use Switzerland or some other example to bolster it's case for a lower one.  The bottom line is that there is no universal rule for calculating the contribution and each case is a bespoke deal. The EU will name it's price and the UK theirs, and then the haggling will begin with absolutely no guarantee of a successful outcome but a likely agreement somewhere down the middle. This could take years...

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Wed Aug 30th, 2017 at 07:30:21 PM EST
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