From our special correspondent, Lincoln Swann:
May’s £39bn WA will actually cost double that
May says her Withdrawal Agreement will cost £39bn but that’s a low ball bid, a bit like the “flight cost” from budget airlines.
£39bn gets the UK 21 months in transition & squares away roughly £20bn of EU overdraft and pension liabilities.
Add another £20bn
Within the agreement there is an option to extend transition for another 2 years where we keep making our contributions.…