Brexit divorce bill and UK participation in EU programmes: how much and who pays?

Contents

Summary

1 The financial settlement in the Withdrawal Agreement

Introduction

The methodology for calculating payments under the financial settlement

Estimates for the total cost of the financial settlement to the UK

Comparison of the estimates produced by the Treasury, OBR and European Commission

Potential UK payments relating to EU and EIB contingent liabilities

Potential UK payments relating to European Investment Bank operations

Impact of the EU’s emergency Covid-19 budget on the cost of the settlement

Potential retrospective UK contributions to the EU budget due to customs fraud

2 UK participation in EU funding programmes under the Trade and Cooperation Agreement

Introduction

Adoption of the Protocols formalising the UK’s participation in EU programmes

UK financial contribution in return for participation in EU programmes

Estimated UK contribution for the 2021–2027 period

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament




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