UK citizens could pay to retain EU perks, says top negotiator

British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London on November 23, 2016Britons wanting to retain benefits of European Union membership after the country leaves could pay Brussels for individual citizenship, European Parliament’s lead Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt told The Times on Saturday. “I like the idea that people who are European citizens and saying they want to keep it have the possibility of doing so. Prime Minister Theresa May has vowed to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty by March, setting the ball rolling on two-years of negotiations to set the terms of the divorce.

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