EU boss Tajani resorts to tax plan in desperate bid to plug Brexit budget black hole

EUROPEAN Parliament president Antonio Tajani has launched a bid to plug the Brexit budget gap with a new tax programme.

The senior EU bureaucrat has demanded more money for the bloc’s annual budget as Britain’s contributions are set to leave a black hole in its finances.

Mr Tajani told Germany’s Funke media group: “We need twice as much money as today, so €280billion instead of €140billion per year.”

He also suggested that instead of member states doubling their contributions, the EU would levy a tax to pay for its wide-ranging initiatives and he even put...
source: Express