A day after the latest Brussels Brexit summit: "The Brexit deal with the EU," says EU expert, Nicolai von Ondarza of the Stiftung Wissenschaft und politik (SWP).
whether the British escape already before the European elections in may or in June, or whether the new extension period will also be extended again through the end of October – the EU exit of the British is expected in the coming months as in the past, numerous other topics from the European Agenda to displace.
Ondarza believes that the British will be in the European elections in may. The political scientist believes that it is the British Prime Minister Theresa May will succeed in exiting the EU Treaty in front of the 23. May, to bring the UK forward for the European election, the lower house. This would inevitably mean a British participation in the European elections and the posting of not less than 73 British members of the Strasbourg Parliament.
According to the words of Ondarza a "bizarre state, therefore," according to the MEPs from the island over the next EU codecision Commission, although the British want to leave the EU. More or less a unregulated outlet of the British is averted, according to his assessment, however: "A hard Brexit is de facto off the table – unless, in the case of elections in the UK, a Brexiteer comes to Power."
the CDU-MEP Brok: Nobody can, British members of Parliament to something force
Completely open the question of how the British are with the summit decision to deal, however, is the position is that the UK should behave as an "exiting member state" in relation to the EU "constructively and responsibly". Should contain the British MPs for example, if in July the plenary of the European Parliament, the decision on the successor to the EU Commission, heads of Jean-Claude Juncker is in the offing?
According to the assessment by Elmar Brok (CDU), the Brexit-the representative of the European people's party (EPP), "no one can force the British MEPs in the new European Parliament to do anything".
social Democrats could have on Labour growth
look Different than the conservative EPP-group of the social Democrats in the EU Parliament, represented less of a problem with the view that from the summer of British parliamentarians in Strasbourg. And with good reason: the group of The social Democrats, it would be very well located, if you would continue to gain by the Labour of people from the UK.
"A strong Labour group increases the chances of Frans Timmermans", said the SPD MEP Jens Geier day-to-day level, with a view to the Vice-President of the European Commission, for the party of the family of European social Democrats into the race for the Juncker succession.
SPD parliamentary group Deputy Post, sees a victory of the "pragmatic reason"
The group of the Deputy of the SPD in the Bundestag, Achim Post, summed up the Brussels summit night, however, so: "At the end was at the summit about the Whole thing: Protects you with a further extension of the opportunity for an orderly Brexit, maybe even on a whereabouts of Britain in the EU, or is it the patience of the EU once and for all?"More about
extension the extension of the EU moves Brexit on no later than 31. October
In contrast to "the Westminster-tragedy of the Irreconcilable", the EU closed and with the extension of a "decision of the pragmatic reason", said the daily mirror. He added, however: "at Least one question remains: What is the meaning of the continuous tug-of-war for the acceptance of Europe among its citizens?"