UK Will Not a Pay Penny More Than Necessary for EU Exit Bill: Brexit Minister — National Audit Office Director Asks, “Can Theresa May Hold Her Government Together?”

Peace and Freedom

LONDON — Britain will not pay the European Union a penny more than it needs as part of its Brexit settlement, junior Brexit minister Steve Baker said on Thursday.

“We know that we have rights and obligations and we are testing the European claims, but we won’t pay a penny more than we need to,” Baker told Sky News.

Baker declined to say how much Britain might have to pay.

(Reporting by Andrew MacAskill, editing by Guy Faulconbridge)

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