How high will Britain's Brexit bill be?

European Commission chief Juncker says figure will be around €60 billion

24th March, 2017
President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker. Pic: Getty

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has warned that Britain will have to pay a bill of about £50 billion (€58m) when it leaves the European Union.

Juncker said that while there was no desire to “punish” Britain for leaving the bloc, the EU must prevent other countries from following.

“We have to calculate scientifically what the British commitments were and then the bill has to be paid,” he said.

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