EU BETRAYAL: How British diplomat claimed Government 'SWALLOWED the lot' to join bloc

BRITAIN was ready to pay any price and “swallow the lot” in order to join the European club in the Seventies as the only thing that mattered was to get in, the diplomat who led the negotiations for the country’s entry into the EEC – the precursor to the EU – claimed in a newly-resurfaced report.

Theresa May secured a second extension to Brexit last week, after EU leaders agreed to a six-month flexible delay. Britain was originally due to leave the bloc on March 29, but Mrs May asked for a postponement as she struggled to get her deal through the House of Commons. The new exit day became April 12, but this again changed amid the continuing deadlock at Westminster.

In a bid to break the impasse, the Prime Minister reached out to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and offered...
source: Express

2019-04-15 22:26
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