A STAGGERING 7,000 deals are to be decided as Brexit talks formally start tomorrow – yet none have been agreed upon, it has been reported.
Eurocrats harbour doubts their British counterparts fully appreciate the true scale of the negotiations and that Theresa May has wasted time since last year’s referendum by holding a snap election.
A Brussels insider told the Mail that British civil servants in the UK Permanent Representation to the EU office had already found “over 7,000 issues that need to be addressed”.
He added: “They are keeping tally and people think of new things every day.”
An EU official told the Mail: “All the questions that are now coming back should have been closed and solved a year ago.
“It’s a layer of uncertainty which is not helpful and the uncertainty will have a drag on the economy.”