The European Council’s president’s speech today highlights that the cracks are beginning to appear, warns West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver.
He said: “Donald Tusk is a worried man – worried that Brexit will signal further disunity within the European member states.
“For the first time he uses the language of victory and defeat, of winners and losers.
“If the other 27 nations are to stay together in the EU – and I doubt they all will – two things need to happen.
“One, the EU has to stop appearing obstructive and punitive in its Brexit negotiations with Britain as that will only serve to damage its reputation amongst the rest of the member states and indeed the wider international community
“Second, it must take heed of member states’ political and economic needs and desires, along with their cultural and national distinctiveness.”