Ian Collins is Leading Britain's Conversation.
20 September 2017, 20:25
Nigel Farage has issued a strong warning to Theresa May over the amount Britain is prepared to pay to leave the European Union.
On Friday, the Prime Minister will deliver her highly-anticipated Brexit speech in Florence.
According to the Financial Times, Mrs May will reveal the UK Government is prepared to pay €20bn (£17.7bn) to meet its financial obligations to the EU after 2019.
Downing Street has dismissed it as "pure speculation about a speech that has not yet been given".
However, if true, Nigel had a message for the Tory leader as he told his LBC listeners: “Bear in mind that we are probably, under the Prime Minister, going to enter into a transitional arrangement after the end of March 2019 for up to three years.
“That's going to cost nearly £10bn every year as a continued membership fee and if she thinks we're going to pay that £30bn and another £20bn on top and we're all going to be happy as Larry she might just have another thing coming.”