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UK Set Lose European Commissioner Role Over Brexit Delay
04-10-2019, 04:44 PM #1
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France is expected to push for the removal of the post of British European commissioner as a price for a protracted Brexit delay. This will leave Britain without a seat at the top table of Brussels decision-making for the first time since 1973.

Emmanuel Macron is likely to seek to entrench the UK’s reduced status in the EU at the leaders’ Brexit summit on Wednesday evening.
It is understood the commission is backing the plan. “The commission will demand this; it is logical,” said one senior EU diplomat, adding that a British commissioner could not take a seat “if the term of the mandate is short”. A French spokesman declined to comment on its position.

The British government will have to agree to losing its commissioner but it is unlikely the prime minister will put up a fight when she is presented with the terms of an extension.
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04-12-2019, 09:23 PM #2
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I wish Britain would just leave already.



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