British Prime Minister Theresa May pledged on Sunday to increase funding for the National Health Service (NHS) by 20 billion pounds after Brexit, partly from tax hikes and partly from money that will no longer be going to the European Union.
“May has climbed down on the key part, that EU citizens can stay on after the end of transition … but they are still arguing around the edges,” said Jonathan Portes, senior fellow at think tank, UK in a Changing Europe. Read more.
“If these differences persist, a transition is not a given,” Barnier said. “If these disagreements were to persist, there will undoubtedly be a problem. I hope we will be able to resolve these disagreements in the next round.”