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As I understand it, it's because if we haven't formally left then we're still fully fledged members. Which means that the EU parliament sets aside seats for the UK deleration, even if no representatives are sent.

this means that there are cost implications for decisions made for the entirety of that particular parliament which the UK is liable for; in addition to the very same costs we are already liable for.

Even if we walk away with no deal, the first trade deal the UK attempts with europe will come with a "plus £39 billion" attached. And that fgure climbs as we remain

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Thu Jan 17th, 2019 at 08:57:55 PM EST
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