Archiv: Michael Barnier

29.09.2019 - 09:21 [ Telegraph ]

Tony Blair lobbied EU for Brexit delay as he led new referendum calls

Tony Blair personally urged the EU’s chief negotiator to delay Brexit beyond March 29 as Theresa May was insisting to European leaders that she wanted the UK to leave on time, The Telegraph can disclose.

The former prime minister held a private meeting with Michel Barnier in February in which he declared that an extension of the Article 50 notice period would „provide the time required“ for „clarifying“ the type of relationship Britain wanted with the EU.

16.09.2019 - 08:15 [ ]

Johnson trifft Juncker zu Brexit-Gesprächen

Der britische Regierungschef Boris Johnson kommt heute in Luxemburg zu Gesprächen über den Brexit mit dem scheidenden EU-Kommissionspräsidenten Jean-Claude Juncker zusammen. Geplant ist ein Arbeitsessen. Auch der EU-Chefunterhändler für den Brexit, Michel Barnier, ist dabei.

08.03.2019 - 18:35 [ ]

ARE EU JOKING? EU make insulting Brexit offer that could break up the United Kingdom

Eurocrat Michel Barnier tabled an offer that would allow Britain to quit the customs union rather than being trapped in the backstop.

But the plan would see Northern Ireland staying tied to the EU – effectively creating a border inside the United Kingdom.

The offer is almost identical to a proposal which was rejected by Theresa May months ago.

02.03.2019 - 18:24 [ ]

Brexit must be delayed even if Theresa May gets deal through parliament this month, Barnier says

Theresa May will have to delay Brexit even if she gets her exit plan through parliament this month, Michel Barnier has said.

The EU’s chief negotiator said there was now not enough time for the European Union to ratify the withdrawal agreement, even if MPs back the plan in a vote expected to be held on 12 March.

18.02.2019 - 06:08 [ Anthony Cheung ‏/ Twitter ]

BREXIT planning: MON: Brexit Secretary Barclay meets EU negotiator Barnier TUES: Attorney General Cox speech on legal part of Northern Irish backstop THURS: Corbyn meets Barnier, also EU parliament’s Verhofstadt