Brexiteer Sir Bill Cash SLAMS EU attempts to WEAR UK DOWN with ‘war of attrition’ strategy


The unmistakable Eurosceptic said the UK should present its Brexit methodology to push Brussels to leave its «attrition» strategy during the negotiations.

He said: «We just don’t want to be in the stance where we’re being just intransigent and completely unreasonable but I do think that, in point of fact, the European Union is in a war of attrition.

«What I really think, and I said this sooner than – and I wrote to the Prime Minister about this – is that both sides should set out, by interactive consent, their methodology so that people can form a judgement adjacent to it.»

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Sir Bill Cash said the EU was engaged in a «war of attrition» to wear Brexit Britain down

Advert to to BBC Daily Politics, Sir Bill said exchanging methodology with Brussels see fit help both parties reach a consensus on key issues such as the quarreled divorce bill Britain is expected to pay for Brexit.

He continued: «The reality is that we are, as the Constitutional Activities Committee of the House of Lords said, under no strict legal covenant to pay but there are definitely certain aspects – for example between now and the date when we leave of absence, which is March 29, 2019 – that will continue until that signification in time. 

«The reality is that if there’s a proper methodology that pickets the fact that there is an obligation of some kind, there is a specimen for making some payment.»

It comes after EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier published a hard-hitting speech describing the ideological roadmap for the EU’s future after Brexit.

I do think that in actuality the European Union is in a war of attrition.

Sir Bill Cash

Mr Barnier called on Britain to explain whether it wanted to stay close to the EU economic model and said the UK’s chat up advances to trade will be «very important and even decisive because it wish shape the discussion of our future relationship.

He said: «This is why we have started internal preparations with colleague states to be ready to talk about the future as soon as we will father agreed on how to settle the past. The EU will, of course, be ready to offer its most overambitious FTA approach.

«The stronger EU will want to have a close relationship with the UK. We deceive a shared history and this history started long before the at the rear 44 years that is why the no deal is not our scenario even though we settle upon be ready for it.»

Britain and Brussels have agreed that “sufficient broadening” must be made on the divorce bill, the rights of citizens, and the Northern Ireland/Ireland boundary before negotiations can move on to “phase two” of negotiations which includes any prospective trade agreement.

Career politician and senior EU boss, Donald Tusk, suggested that an agreement must be struck at the start of December «at the latest» or he when one pleases not have time to make the recommendation to member states that they desire support to open trade talks this year.

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