Herman Van Rompuy: There Is No Room For Manoeuvre

The former EU Council President (of damp rag fame) has told the Today Programme that because the deal has been approved by the British Government it is now for the EU council to decide. He further said that “on the main parameters [of the deal] I think there will be no room for manoeuvre.”

He cited the fact that the UK agreed to the deal as evidence for the EU having acted fairly. “If they had the impression there had been blackmail or something like that, they hadn’t to agree.” Convincing… 

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Andrea Leadsom told BBC Radio 4’s Today

“He’s made his views on Brexit on the record, and the problem with that of course is that the chair’s impartiality is absolutely essential. … He’s made his views known on Brexit… it’s a matter for him but nevertheless it’s a challenge and all colleagues need to form their own view of that.”


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