Steve Beasant

Liberal Democrat Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Great Grimsby and Councillor for the East Marsh Learn more

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Another huge Brexit bill

by Steve Beasant on 20 January, 2018

The costs of Brexit are mounting – fast. It’s yet another sign that Theresa May’s Conservatives are badly bungling Brexit.

The following article was written by Edward Davey and published on Thursday, Jan 18 on the Lib Dem Website.

If Brexit wasn’t happening, taxpayers wouldn’t be paying yet another huge bill.

The French President is able to demand £45 million because he also has the option of withdrawing co-operation over the special border control in Calais, as the UK withdraws from the EU.

Parliament needs to be told when this money was budgeted for, and what guarantees the UK has secured in return, if any, for future co-operation on our border security.

But better yet, Theresa May’s Conservatives should back our plan for a referendum on the deal – and give you the final say on Brexit, with a chance to remain if you don’t like the deal you’re offered.

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