MEP says Brussels could “punish” UK research

MEP says Brussels could “punish” UK research


Tue, Jun 6, 2017

UK universities’ chances of staying in EU research programmes will come down to whether senior figures in Brussels seek to “punish” the UK in Brexit negotiations, according to MEP, Hans-Olaf Henkel

Henkel, a former president of the Leibniz-Association of non-university German research institutes and Federation of German Industries (BDI), said that a British MEP present had told the meeting that “the British government may do all sort of things, but on two things they will not yield: one is freedom of movement and the other one is the jurisdiction of the European Court [of Justice] over Britain”.

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