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It seems the money would be to cover the UK’s previous pledges to provide funding for the EU.

Now, can somebody please tell me how leaving the European Union is going to benefit us in any way – especially in the short term?

By the time any long-term benefits – which may be fictitious, remember – come along, we’re all likely to be bankrupt, it seems to me.

Germany has warned Theresa May that Britain could be forced to pay into the EU for a full decade after it leaves.

Wolfgang Schäuble, the country’s finance minister, also sought to dash Tory hopes of slashing taxes to attract companies after Brexit, insisting G20 rules would continue to impose limits.

The interview, with the Financial Times, was seen as a hardening of Germany’s stance, as the Prime Minister arrived in Berlin to meet with Nato allies and update Angela Merkel on her preparations for Brexit.

Source: Brexit: UK could be forced to pay into EU for a decade after it leaves, warns Germany | The Independent

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