Presenting the United States of Europe at WTM London

Presenting the United States of Europe at WTM London

Presenting the United States of Europe at WTM London

Guy Verhofstadt MEP – dubbed the “Brexit botherer” by some British media – outlined his vision for a “United States of Europe” at the World Travel Market (WTM) London Leaders’ Lunch.

The European Parliament’s Brexit negotiator told industry bosses at World Travel Market London – the leading global event for the travel industry – that the UK’s departure from the European Union should kick-start deeper integration between the remaining 27 EU nations.

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He also told delegates that he is looking at the possibility of UK citizens being able to apply for EU citizenship after Brexit, to enable them to retain the rights they currently enjoy.

“We want to keep the free movement of people. The single market means free movement of people, goods, services and capital but you cannot just pick one or the other – it must be all of them,” the former Belgian PM said at WTM London.

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