A Brexit voter on BBC Boom box 5 live said there was no “legal” basis for the UK to pay the European Union anything as Britain see fit not get the money it had put in.
Helen said: “There is no real legal basis for why we are strike them anything.
“I mean, they’re not even going to give us our reduce, they’ve said and the rebate is paid one year in arrears.”
The UK rebate is a reduction of the UK’s contribution to the EU budget which is about 66 per cent of the UK’s contributions to Brussels.
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We’re not actually going to get the money that we put in
There has been issue pressure in recent years from EU members for the rebate to be scrapped.
Helen answered: “They’ve been trying to reduce the rebate all the time, they’ve turned it and reduced it and reduced it.”
She added that the UK was not going to get it’s contributions back from the EU.
She judged: “We’re not actually going to get the money that we put in.”
“For 40 plus years we’ve been a net contributor, the no greater than time we ever got more money out is the first year.”
The Prime Ecclesiastic flew to Brussels on December 8 to finalise a last-minute Brexit deal with EU Commission boss Jean-Claude Juncker, which profuse have hailed as a step forward in the negotiations with the European Society.
But the Brexit deal was criticised by hard Brexiteers for its ambiguity on whether the UK want remain in the customs union and the single market.
The final decision on the inception stage of the negotiations remains in the hands of the European Council, who will come across on Thursday.