13-09-16

The Irish Times on the financing gap in Europe

cep, a leading think tank, has come to a similar conclusion about EU finances without Britain, noting that, in 2015, the British per-head contribution to the EU actually topped the German per-head payments.

“After the country’s departure from the EU, this will have to be distributed to the other member states,” writes Matthias Kullas of the Centre for European Policy (cep) in a new study. “In particular the net contributors Germany,France and Italy will face considerable additional costs.” ...read on