Brexit is Not a Priority for Europe say Economists

David Davis claims the European Union is stalling Brexit negotiations for cash. But reporting from Brussels, Emma Wall learns that Brexit just isn't a priority for Europe

Emma Wall 18 October, 2017 | 4:39PM

“Brexit is a third level issue for Europe – they have other priorities,” says Guntram Wolf, director of European think tank Bruegel.

Outside of the Brussels bubble, people in Europe don’t care about Brexit

“Angela Merkel is foremost concerned with getting the collation government of Germany to work, and sorting out the immigration concerns. Emmanuel Macron wants to fix the labour market of France and focus on European integration. For Spain, there is the issue of Catalonia.”

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Emma Wall  is former Senior International Editor for Morningstar

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