The EU has become even more structually unsound, with our departure. The finances had a black hole and now with the hefty costs of the corona hitting every MS finance minister, the situation is critical.... The EU like any behemoth is so large it doesn't really feel pain for a long time and it will be interesting to watch the union arrive at the realisation that everything has turned to s***.It would appear that at least one German MEP is viewing the coming events with some apprehension as a no deal looms.
What he also points out is how when the UK leaves the EU, France will become more powerful. Our seats will be distributed to other countries leaving Germany, the biggest contributor with even less of a say in how its money is spent, and more at the mercy of the less productive members of the Union
BREXIT represents a crushing blow to Brussels, with the UK's departure more damaging to the EU than to Britain, a German former MEP and economist has warned.www.express.co.uk
Its ironic all the talk of free movement and outsourcing problems from the national to international. Corona has taught us the very oldest of lessons, that when the chips are down all you can rely on is yourself, family and your nation state.